Babri Masjid demolition verdict: BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and Kalyan Singh are unlikely to be present in the court during the delivery of verdict.
The UP police have issued a high alert across the state in view of the verdict, in the Babri mosque demolition case, to be delivered by the special CBI court (Ayodhya case) in Lucknow on Wednesday, said senior police officials.
Twenty-six of the 32 accused in the case are likely to be present in the court when the verdict is delivered, said an official on condition of anonymity. All the 32 accused are facing charges under several sections of the IPC, including criminal conspiracy, rioting, promoting enmity between different groups and unlawful assembly.
The official quoted above said senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh and Uma Bharti will most likely not be present in court due to health reasons when the verdict is delivered.