Lucknow: A special CBI court has fixed September 30 for judgment in the decades-old Babri Masjid demolition case, in which former deputy Prime Minister L.K Advani, BJP stalwarts Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh and Uma Bharti are among the 32 accused.
The date for judgment in the Ayodhya criminal conspiracy case was set on Wednesday by Surendra Kumar Yadav, judge, special CBI court, Lucknow.
Earlier, the court completed all proceedings in the case by recording statements of all 32 accused.
Lawyer K.K Mishra, who is representing 25 out of the 32 accused in the case, including senior BJP leaders L.K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti, confirmed the date set by the court for delivering the verdict.
The expected date of judgment is also in line with the one month extension granted by the Supreme Court, instructing the special CBI court to wind up the case by September 30.
The earlier deadline for judgment had expired on August 31.