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Terror attacks on Pak courts stalls 26/11 trial

April 04, 2014 15:04 IST

The trial of seven Pakistani suspects involved in the Mumbai terror attacks was stalled after the special judge of the anti-terrorism court expressed his inability to conduct the trial due to security reasons.

Since March 3, when terrorists attacked the Pakistan district courts, in which 12 people, including an additional district and sessions judge, were killed in Islamabad, there has been no progress on the trial.

According to Dawn News, the ATC has been unable to complete the cross-examination of even a single witness.

Sources said that ATC judge Atiqur Rehman had stopped going to the Adiala jail for the trial of the suspects.

The suspects are: the alleged mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi; Abdul Wajid; Mazhar Iqbal; Hammad Amin Sadiq; Shahid Jameel Riaz; Jamil Ahmed; and Younus Anjum.

After the district courts attack, the ATC judge demanded that the federal government should deploy Rangers for his security, which the government has not.

Source: ANI