News Articles: Legal

These are a collection of articles that have been published in newspapers and magazines (online and print) about the Bombay High Court Declaratory Suit and the Gujarat High Court case. They include issues about succession, framing of issues, etc. The articles are a mix of English and Gujarati. Press reports linked to from this site contain solely the opinions of the report authors/anchors, and the contents therein are not endorsed by the Office of Syedna Taher Fakhruddin Saheb.

Attempts made to assassinate me

30 April 2015

"...Khuzaima alleged in court that his popularity with the Dai made others jealous, and thus Saifuddin along with his brothers and supporters schemed to malign him in the eyes of the community.." - Hindustan Times, April 29 2015

Siblings hint at backing my Syedna claim: Qutbuddin

29 April 2015

"...Qutbuddin claimed that he did not challenge Saifuddin’s false claims until now because he (Qutbuddin) had been asked to maintain his appointment in confidence by Burhanuddin..." - DNA pg 2, April 28 2015

'Kin don't support my suit openly'

29 April 2015

"...Bohra community’s late spiritual leader Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin’s half-brother Khuzemabhai Qutbuddin (74), who is contesting the appointment of Syedna’s son Mufaddal Saifuddin as his successor, on Monday appeared before the Bombay high court..." -The Asian Age, April 28 2015

Siblings silently back me for title: Syedna's kin

29 April 2015

"...Qutbuddin took to the witness box on the first day of the trial before Justice Gautam Patel. He faced nearly an hour of cross-examination in the majestic central court where the trial of Lokmanya Tilak had taken place for sedition..." - Times of India, April 28 2015

Siblings don't 'openly' support Syedna claim, Qutbuddin tells HC

29 April 2015

"...According to Qutbuddin, the late Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who died at the age of 102, had chosen Qutbuddin as his Mazoon (deputy) and secretly appointed him as his successor 50 years ago..." -Mumbai Mirror, April 28 2015


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