This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

26/11 accused in Pakistan seeks open trial

Last Updated: Sunday, May 23, 2010 - 15:44

Rawalpindi: Lawyer of the accused arrested in connection with the Mumbai terrorist attacks has appealed to the court to conduct an open trial.
Currently, Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) Judge Malik Muhammad Akram Awan has been conducting an in-camera trial of seven accused including Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid.
Counsel of the accused, Advocate Khawaja Sultan, appeared before the court and requested the judge for open trial of his clients.

However, the judge adjourned the hearing till June 05 for further proceedings, The Nation reports.


First Published: Sunday, May 23, 2010 - 15:44
comments powered by Disqus