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Babri demolition verdict on Sept 30; Advani, Joshi asked to be in court

A special CBI court hearing the Babri mosque demolition case will pronounce its judgment on September 30

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Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Lal Krishna Advani
File photo of LK Advani

A special hearing the Babri mosque demolition case will pronounce its judgment on September 30.

Judge SK Yadav has directed all accused to remain present in the court on the day of judgment.

Prominent among the 32 accused are former deputy prime minister L K Advani and BJP leaders M M Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti and Vinay Katiyar.

CBI counsel Lalit Singh told PTI that arguments of the defence and prosecution concluded on September 1 and thereafter the special judge started writing the judgment.

The CBI has produced 351 witnesses and about 600 documentary evidence before the court. The Babri mosque in Ayodhya was demolished by karsevaks on December 6, 1992.

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First Published: Wed, September 16 2020. 15:41 IST
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