Petrol Bomb hurled at a Mosque

A petrol bomb was hurled at a Hidayathul Sunnath Jamath Mosque in Vedambal Nagar, Coimbatore at around 1 AM by miscreants. This act was a retaliation against the attack on Hindu Munnani leader of Coimbatore, District Secretary Madukkarai Anand , who was attacked after his participation in a Pro-CAA protest. In this communal tension one Mr Mohammed Khani was also attacked by Right Wing Hindutva groups. However, two individuals have been arrested in connection with the communal flare. They owe their allegiance to Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bhartiya Janta Party. According to a statement by the Coimbatore Police, the accused also reportedly told the Police that they were planning to create more chaos.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Hindu
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Podanur Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information According to a statement by the Coimbatore police, the accused also reportedly told the police that they were planning to create more chaos.
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Date of incident: March 05, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Causal factors
  • Other
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Munnani Madukkarai Anand, Mohammed Khani
    Name of Perpetrator Pandi alias Sadayandi, Akhil
    State Tamil Nadu
    District/City Coimbatore
    Party In Power / Incidents AIADMK - All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
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