Babri Demolition Case: LK Advani To Depose On July 24

The court docket is recording the statements of the 32 accused (File)

New Delhi:

A particular CBI court docket on Monday set July 24 for recording the assertion of former deputy prime minister L Ok Advani within the 1992 Babri mosque demolition case.

The 92-year-old BJP chief’s assertion beneath part 313 of CrPC shall be recorded by video conferencing.

In his order, Particular Choose SK Yadav additionally mounted July 23 for recording the assertion of BJP chief Murli Manohar Joshi by video conferencing.

The court docket is recording the statements of the 32 accused beneath Part 313 of CrPC to allow them to plead their innocence, in the event that they so need.

The court docket, which is conducting day-to-day hearings to finish the trial by August 31 as directed by the Supreme Court docket, set July 22 for former Shiv Sena MP Satish Pradhan to depose earlier than it by a video hyperlink.

On Monday, it recorded the assertion of accused Sudhir Kakkad who appeared in particular person, although earlier he needed to depose by a video hyperlink.

Like the opposite accused, Kakkad claimed that he was harmless and was falsely implicated by the then Congress-led central authorities for political causes.

The court docket will file the assertion of accused Ram Chandra Khatri on Tuesday.

BJP chief Uma Bharti had earlier this month appeared in particular person earlier than the court docket.

She had additionally accused the then Congress-led central authorities of framing her as a consequence of political vendetta.

The mosque in Ayodhya was demolished on December 6, 1992 by right-wing employees who claimed that an historical Ram temple had stood on the identical web site. LK Advani and MM Joshi had been main the Ram temple motion at the moment.

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