26/11 trial may prolong, defence to cross-examine 69 witnesses

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 17:44

Mumbai: The trial in the 26/11 terror attack
case may get prolonged after the defence told the court today
it would cross-examine 69 witnesses.

The prosecution had yesterday submitted the affidavits
of 340 witnesses, divided into 12 categories which included
claimants of the dead bodies, the inquest panch witnesses,
injured persons who were not eye-witnesses, carriers of seized
materials to forensic lab among others.

Out of the 200 witnesses from four categories, surviving
LeT gunman Ajmal Kasab`s lawyer K P Pawar said he would
cross-examine 69 witnesses.

These witnesses include the inquest panch and the injured
witnesses from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and the Cama
hospital.

Judge M L Tahilyani issued summons to the 69 witnesses
directing them to remain present on December 3 and 4. PTI SP

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