An eight-member panel of Pakistani lawyers is set to leave for India to cross-examine the witnesses of Mumbai attack case.
Special Prosecutor of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Azhar Chaudhry informed the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Judge Atiq-ur-Rehman about the schedule of Pakistani judicial commission regarding the visit to India. According to the Nation, Rehman directed Chaudhry to produce the gazette notification for the departure of the commission to India and deferred the hearing of the case for further proceedings till September 3
Chaudhry said that Indian Government had issued schedule for the visit of Pakistani panel to cross-examine the witnesses.
According to the schedule, Pakistani panel was to leave for India on September 5 or 6, but now it would leave on September 7 due to non-availability of flights, the report said. The panel of lawyers would cross-examine four witnesses - Magistrate RV Sawant Waghule, who recorded the confessional statement of Ajmal Kasab; Ramesh Mahale, chief investigating officer of the case; and Ganesh Dhunraj and Chintaman Mohite, the two doctors who carried out the post-mortem of the slain assailants, the report added.