More witnesses summoned in Priyantha murder case


An anti-terrorism court (ATC) Thursday adjourned hearing of Priyantha Kumara case till March 25.

The defence counsel completed cross-examination of six prosecution witnesses during the proceedings.

The court summoned more witnesses for cross-examination on the next date of hearing. ATC Judge Natasha Naseem conducted the trial proceedings at Kot Lakhpat Jail. The court had recorded statements of 40 prosecution witnesses whereas cross-examination of 17 witnesses had also been completed.

The court had indicted 80 accused in the case on March 12 after filing of challan by the prosecution whereas a separate trial was in progress for nine juveniles.

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