Babri Masjid case: CBI court docket to proceed additional proceedings through video conferencing

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Lucknow: A particular CBI court docket on Friday determined to proceed additional trial proceedings within the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case by means of video-conferencing. The Supreme Court on May eight had directed the particular court docket to conclude trial proceedings by August 31.

Earlier, the trial needed to be accomplished by April 20, however it couldn’t be carried out attributable to closure of courts within the wake of the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown. The proceedings had been hampered because of the lockdown and therefore, the choice has been taken, it stated.

The case entails BJP leaders LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti, VHP chief Champat Rai Bansal, amongst others.

The court docket has recorded the proof of all prosecution witnesses which the CBI had produced. It is now continuing to allow the accused to know as to what proof was precisely produced in opposition to them.

Meanwhile, the defence filed an utility on Friday to summon three prosecution witnesses for cross examination as they weren’t earlier cross examined when their proof in chief was recorded in 2016-17.

Taking up the appliance, particular choose S Ok Yadav requested the defence to furnish the listing of particular questions on which it needed to cross study these prosecution witnesses. The court docket will hear the matter subsequent on May 18. 

The trial within the Lucknow court docket is occurring in regard to the demolition of the disputed construction in 1992 in pursuance of the 2 FIRs lodged with Ayodhya police.