LUCKNOW: The special
court in Lucknow said on Monday that senior
Murli Manohar Joshi
, who are accused in the
demolition case, will have to appear in person to record their statements under Section 313 of CrPC when asked by the court.
Special judge Surendra Kumar Yadav said in his order that “while granting exemption to the accused, Advani, Joshi and Bharti, from personal appearance till further order, it was clarified they would have to appear as and when their presence was needed. Since recording of statements of the accused is underway, the trio is directed to be present on the date to be fixed by the court”.
The three accused had last appeared before the special CBI court on May 26, 2017.