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26/11: Court seeks date for second round of depositon by Headley

A court here on Monday directed the Prosecutor in 26/11 Mumbai attacks case to check with US authorities their availability for a second round of depositon of Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley, who had earlier this month made damning disclosures on the plotting and execution of the daring strike during his testimony.

The direction was issued by Sessions Judge G A Sanap after lawyer of key 26/11 plotter Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal informed the court that he wanted to cross-examine Headley for four days.

The court directed Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam to contact the US authorities, check their availability for Headley’s second round of deposition and inform the court of the details by February 25.

Once the availability of the authorities concerned in the US is checked, the court will fix dates for Headley’s deposition.Jundal’s lawyer Abdul Wahab Khan also moved pleas objecting to Headley being made an approver in the 2008 terror attacks case besides making pleas seeking copies of certain documents and CDs.
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