On April 24, 2013 at around 8 pm three unidentified assailants knocked at the house of Dr Lenin(frontlinedefenders.org/LeninRaghuvanshi) General Secretary of PVCHR(pvchr.asia) and called Dr Lenin outside the house(SA 4/2 A, Daualtpur, Police station: Cantt,Varanasi-221002,India) and then suddenly fired upon him with pistol with the intention to kill Dr Lenin.
Dr Lenin fortunately bent down and the bullet missed him but then suddenly the other assailant took out a knife and attacked Dr Lenin on his foot. After this all three assailants ran away taking advantage of the darkness in the lane outside Dr Lenin’s house. Dr Lenin tried to resist the assailants, also tried to catch them and even chased them on his newly purchases scooty but at the end of the lane at the main road construction was going on there was a JCB parked in the middle of the road. The driver of the JCB(jcb.co.uk/) came down attacked Dr Lenin and then fled. Cops from Paharia police-out-post also came but no FIR was registered neither any step was taken for security.
Immediately letter through email was sent to Director General of Police,UP(firstname.lastname@example.org), Senior Superintendent of Police,Varanasi( email@example.com) and National Human Rights Commission(firstname.lastname@example.org).