Give security to Naroda Patiya witnesses: Court
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Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 22:45
  
Ahmedabad: A special court here on Thursday directed the Special Investigation Team to provide adequate security to witnesses of the 2002 Naroda Patiya case.

The court was hearing a plea of some of the witnesses who had approached it following the murder of RTI activist Nadeem Saiyed, a key witness in the case.

Special judge Jyotsna Yagnik, hearing the case, asked the SIT to review security of the six witnesses who had approached the court and directed it to provide adequate security under the witness protection programme as directed by the Supreme Court.

Shakilabanu Firozahmed, Farzanabanu Pathan, Janantbibi Shaikh, Dildar Saiyed, Ishratjahan Saiyed and Salim Saiyed had approached the court following the murder of Nadeem, who was stabbed to death near his house in Juhapura area last week.

Following the incident, witnesses in the case expressed concern about their security and sought 24-hour security.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 22:45


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