Bushra Iqbal, 24, Attacked Her Grandmother Naseem Aktar, 80, after She Called her ‘Dancer’ in Accrington

Bushra Iqbal, 24, of Higher Antley Street, Accrington, assaulted her own grandmother an 80 years old, Naseem Aktar, who was making her way to the Mosque on August 28, this year.

Bushra Iqbal following her gran, appeared from a street, ran afterwards her gran and pushed her hard against the wall and knocked her to the floor.

The elderly victim got to her feet and approached Iqbal who again pushed her to the floor and then Bushra Iqbal got away after assaulting her.

The elderly lady is said to be smacked three times, by her son, son-in-law then by her grand daughter. The court was told the incident came against a background of a family feud.

Miss Iqbal who workds as a sales advisor for BT Services, told her grandma had called her a ‘Kanj-ri’ “dancer” and then said she would get the younger woman’s uncles to ‘abuse’ her. She claimed, she had received information that her uncles were on their way to detain her brother, who was at mosque, and she was on the way to the mosque to warn him but met her grandma on the way.

Mrs Aktar claimed she heard her granddaughter using “filthy” language and called her a ‘bad words’.

What happened next was caught on CCTV which was shown to the court. Iqbal was seen running after her grandma and pushed her violently before walking off. The older woman got to her feet and went after her and was pushed to the ground again, before other women in the street came out to stop them from fighting.

The victim said she suffered cuts to her hands and legs and her nose was injured and bleeding. She said she was in a lot of pain.

Iqbal pleaded guilty to assaulting Naseem Aktar, was made subject to a community order for 12 months with 200 hours unpaid work and was also ordered to pay £250 compensation to her grandmother, £85 costs and £90 victim surcharge.

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