RAWALPINDI - FIA Special Prosecutors submitted two interim challans with Anti-Terrorism Court No. 1 containing statement of American journalist Mark Segal recorded by the investigators and an ordinance regarding separate trial of a juvenile accused Aitzaz Shah involved in former premier Benazir Bhutto (BB) murder case.

The court made the interim challans part of its record and adjourned the hearing till June 5, 2012.

Similarly, the trial court also postponed its verdict till June 5 in an application filed by Begum Sehba Musharraf to release the property and bank accounts of her spouse former President General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf, an accused in BB murder case. INP adds: ATC Judge Shahid Rafiq Saturday accepted two applications of FIA to make statement of a foreign journalist in Benazir Bhutto murder part of the case and to hold hearing twice a week. Chaudhry Azhar Advocate and FIA officers appeared from the prosecution side while Malik Rafiq, Malik Jawad Khalid and Naseer Ahmad Tanoli Advocates appeared on behalf of the defendants. All the accused were present in the courtroom.

FIA prosecutors presented to supplementary challans requesting the court to make statement of foreign journalist Mark Siegel part of the case. Mark Siegel in his statement has confirmed the e-mail sent by Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto in which she expressed concern over her security and threats given by General Pervez Musharraf.  He said he was sent e-mail to remain a witness.  He also stated that the blackberry and the mobile on which he received the e-mail were both secure.

In the second supplementary challan, the prosecutors said under the amended ordinance issued by President Asif Ali Zardari, anti terrorism court can hear the cases of young children and requested that the Benazir Bhutto murder case hearing be held twice in a week.

FIA Prosecutors said that Mark Siegel has expressed his willingness to become a part of the case and would be ready to appear before the court as and when summoned by the court.

Meanwhile, Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Number 1 Saturday adjourned till June 5 the proceeding in Mumbai attack case.

Taking up the case at Adyala Jail, ATC No 1 Judge Shahid Raffique deferred the hearing in the case after conclusion of arguments of the defence lawyer Khawaja Haris on an application filed by the seven accused, arrested in Pakistan, in connection with Mumbai attack.

In the courtroom, seven accused Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Abdul Wajid, Muhammad Younis Anjum, Jamil Ahmed and Mazhar Iqbal were also present. On the next date of hearing, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Special Prosecutor will argue before the court in the case.