Best Bakery case



The Best Bakery case was a legal case involving the burning down of the Best Bakery, a small outlet in the Hanuman Tekri area in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, on 1 March 2002. During the incident, a mob targeted the Sheikh family who ran the bakery and had taken refuge inside, resulting in the deaths of 14. This case has come to symbolize the carnage in 2002 Gujarat riots that followed the Godhra train Massacre. All the 21 accused were acquitted by the court due to shoddy police work and issues with evidence.


The Best Bakery case was a legal case involving the burning down of the Best Bakery, a small outlet in the Hanuman Tekri area in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, on 1 March 2002. During the incident, a mob targeted the Sheikh family who ran the bakery and had taken refuge inside, resulting in the deaths of 14. This case has come to symbolize the carnage in 2002 Gujarat riots that followed the Godhra train Massacre. All the 21 accused were acquitted by the court due to shoddy police work and issues with evidence.
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