RAWALPINDI - The Anti Terrorism Court Rawalpindi No 2 recorded the statements of three policemen in former governor Punjab Salmaan Taseer murder case here on Saturday. Raja Ikhlaq Hussain, ATC No 2 Judge, adjourned the proceedings of the case till April 2. During the proceedings, Umer Farooq of Elite Force Punjab told the court that he deputed Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri for the security ofTaseer on his (Qadri) desire. Two other police officials Muhammad Tanvir and Anwar Khan also got their statements recorded before the court. After recoding the statements of three police officials, the court postponed the hearing of the case till April 2, 2011. Agencies add: The police commando charged with killing a Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer asked to be one of his bodyguards, a witness told the court Saturday. Three prosecution witnesses, all policemen, made their statements today in the court, Shuja-ur-Rehman, one of Qadris lawyers, told AFP outside the prison. One of the witnesses, a police constable, told the court that Qadri had asked to be assigned duty with the governor, Rehman said The hearing was held behind closed doors at the high-security Adiyala prison. , in Rawalpindi. , making prosecution lawyers and witnesses statements inaccessible to reporters who have to rely on what defence lawyers say. Leaders of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party have asked why Qadri was deployed to Taseer despite being declared a 'security risk by a senior police official nearly two years ago. Around 150 people rallied outside the prison where the hearing took place, chanting slogans in support of Qadri.