Sunday, February 17, 2013

10 Dec 2012: Mollah defense adjournment

Following the previous day's adjournment, Molla's last defense witness was supposed to come to court this day, but Advocate Farid sought time

Justice Obaidul Hasan said that the closing argument should be started as there was no more defense witnesses.

Advocate Farid: We have a witness. This is last time we are seeking an adjournment. Tomorrow the witness shall be deposed.

Prosecutor: Your Lordship today was fixed for argument. Even yesterday they also sought time and tribunal allows. They want to delay the proceedings. Close up the defense witness and allow me to start the argument.

Chairman A.T.M Fazle Kabir: (to defense panel) Tomorrow is Hartal; can you deposit your witness?

They responded that they can bring witness day after tomorrow.

Judge Shahinur Islam: how certain can you be us that you can present your witness day after tomorrow .
Advocate Akram: It is our last prayer regarding this. If we can’t deposit our witness then Your lordship can starts the argument session.

Tribunal: Day after tomorrow whatever the reason, the witness should be presented. Deposition witness and argument both will be held on 12.12.12

Tribunal is adjourned for the day.

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