Babri Mosque Demolition Case: BJP Veteran Joshi Deposes Before CBI Court

Lucknow: A special CBI court today recorded the statement of BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi in the 1992 Babri mosque demolition case.

The statement of the 86-year-old leader was recorded in the court of Special Judge SK Yadav through video conference.

Former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani, 92, is likely to record his statement in a similar manner on Friday.

The Babri mosque demolition trial is presently at the stage of recording of statements of 32 accused in the case under Section 313 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) during which they get an opportunity to refute the prosecution evidence against them.

The mosque in Ayodhya was demolished on December 6, 1992, by 'kar sevaks' who claimed that an ancient Ram temple stood at the same site.

LK Advani and MM Joshi were among those leading the Ram temple movement at that time.

The court is conducting day-to-day hearing in the case to complete its trial by August 31 as directed by the Supreme Court.

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