Pak court doesn’t have a judge to hear Mumbai attack suspect’s case

May 24th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI  

Rawalpindi, May 24 (ANI): The gravity with which Pakistan is handling the Mumbai terror attack case can be gauged by the fact that the Anti Terrorism Court here adjourned the hearing into the November 2008 terror attacks case till June 6 due to the unavailability of a judge.

The case was adjourned as there was no judge available to hear the case after the transfer of Judge Sakhi Muhammad Kahoot, The Daily Times reports.

It may be noted that the court is trying Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Zakir-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Zarar Shah and several others to determine their involvement in Mumbai attacks.

All the suspects are presently locked in Rawalpinkdi’s Adiala jail.Earlier, the ATC had distributed copies of charge sheets among the suspects, but now it has adjourned the hearing without framing any charges against them.

Similarly, the court also adjourned hearing into bomb-laden vehicles case registered with Sadiqabad Police Station till June 6. (ANI)

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