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Zaheera breaks down in courtroom

March 13, 2006 12:42 IST
Last Updated: March 13, 2006 13:07 IST


Prime witness in the Best Bakery case Zaheera Sheikh, who surrendered before a Mumbai court on Friday in keeping with the Supreme Court order sentencing her to one-year jail term, broke down in tears in the courtroom on Monday.

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Zaheera, who was in tears, sought Judge Abhay Thipsey's permission to say something in camera. The judge granted the same and asked all those present in the courtroom, including reporters, to leave.

Zaheera, who appeared before the Judge at 11.30 am, had surrendered on March 10, pleading that she be sent to a Maharashtra jail and not in Gujarat, as she feared for her life.



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