NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The eight-member Pakistan judicial commission held on Thursday a close-door meeting with Indian special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam in connection with the Mumbai terror attack of Nov 26, 2008.
According to the Press Trust of India, Mr Nikam held a three-hour meeting with the Pakistani judicial team in New Delhi and later met Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Home Secretary R. K. Singh to apprise them about his discussions.
The Pakistani team flew to Mumbai by an Air India flight amid tight security and will record the statements of four witnesses on Friday.
Mr Nikam refused to divulge details of the meeting, but said: “The evidence of these witnesses will help Pakistan nail the perpetrators of the 26/11 terror attack.”
The commission will record statements of a magistrate who recorded confessional statement of the lone surviving attacker, Ajmal Amir Kasab, and also of chief investigating officer in the case.
The commission, which is headed by Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali, will also record evidence of two doctors who carried out autopsy on nine attackers.
They will start recording evidence of Metropolitan Magistrate R. V. Sawant Waghule on Friday.The statements of chief investigating officer Ramesh Mahale will also be recorded by them in addition to those of two doctors, Shailesh Mohit and Ganesh Nitukar, who had conducted the autopsy on the slain terrorists.—PPI