On 16 December, 2020, a three-judge bench of the Apex Court headed by the Chief Justice S. A. Bobde and comprising Justices A. S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian, had issued notice to the Centre, ministries of Law and Justice and Women and Child Development.
Ayodhya residents Haji Mahboob and Haji Sayyad Akhlaq Ahmad have challenged the judgment of the Special CBI court that acquitted all 32 accused including BJP veterans L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case.
Hours after the special CBI court pronounced the verdict on Babri Masjid demolition case, acquitting all 32 accused, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said it would appeal against the ruling in the high court.
A letter petition, addressed to Chief Justice SA Bobde, seeks initiation of a suo motu contempt petition against All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) in connection with a tweet which allegedly lowered the dignity of the Supreme Court.