ISLAMABAD: Special Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Islamabad Wednesday deferred the hearing in Mumbai attack case due to summer vacations of the court.
The court proceedings in this case were adjourned till August 6 since ATC Judge Atiq-ur-Rehman, who is conducting the in-camera trial of the case at Adiala Jail, is on summer vacations.
In the Mumbai attack case, the ATC is conducting in-camera trial of the seven accused including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi who are allegedly involved in the case. On November 26, 2008, 10 gunmen laid siege to the city of Mumbai in attacks that lasted nearly for three days.–Shahid Rao
It was the deadliest militant onslaught on Indian soil since independence, killing 166 people.
Later, seven men including Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid were arrested in Pakistan in connection with the attack and court proceedings started against them.