Plaintiff’s case closed, cross-examination of Plaintiff’s witnesses complete

With the cross-examination of Mukasir-e-Dawat Dr. Syedi Husain Bhaisaheb Burhanuddin Saheb AAB concluded after 7 days of cross-examination, the Plaintiff has now closed his case, and the Defendant’s witnesses will now lead their evidence. The Defendant’s Counsel informed the Hon’ble Court that the Defendant will not be giving his own evidence as a witness, and the Defendant’s first witness will be Dr. Omar Malik, a neurologist who was amongst the doctors who treated the 52nd Dai in the hospital in London when the 52nd Dai suffered a stroke.


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Mukasir-e-Dawat’s cross examination commences

The Plaintiff’s last witness, Mukasir-e-Dawat Dr. Syedi Husain Bhaisaheb Burhanuddin Saheb AAB, PhD in Quranic Studies from the University of Cambridge, who has translated documents in the Arabic and Lisan-ud-Dawat languages into the English language, cross-examination commenced.

Professor Devin Stewart’s cross examination commences

The Plaintiff’s independent expert witness, Professor Devin Stewart, Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Emory University, USA, begins his cross examination. Professor Stewart is an expert on Ismaili, Shia and Islamic history and doctrine.


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Cross examination of Syedna Fakhruddin Saheb TUS commences

Syedna Taher Fakhruddin Saheb’s cross-examination begins in the Bombay High Court.


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