RAWALPINDI – An anti-terrorism court (ATC) here on Saturday adjourned hearing in former premier Benazir Bhutto (BB) murder case till March 17 owing to absence of prosecution witness.

Meanwhile, the heirs of the three victims, who died in December 27, 2007 Liaquat Bagh bomb blast, also submitted attorneys in the court seeking justice.  ATC No Judge Shahid Raffique took up the hearing of BB murder case during which two women, whose husbands were killed in Liaquat Bagh bomb blast and a citizen Akbar whose son died in the same incident, submitted the attorneys before the court and pleaded for justice. However, the judge directed the victim’s father to provide the court with his and his son’s identification documents.

Later the court put off the hearing in BB assassination case till March 17, 2012 because of non-availability of prosecution witness the magistrate, who recorded the confessional statements of three accused in BB murder case.

Meanwhile, ATC No 1 Judge Shahid Raffique also deferred the proceeding in the application, filed by Begum Sehba Musharraf to release her spouse’s assets, till March 17, 2012 for the arguments between the two parties.