The Supreme Court said on Monday that it would hear on December 12 the CBI’s appeal against the dropping of conspiracy charge against senior BJP leader L K Advani and 19 others in the Babri Masjid demolition case. A Bench, headed by Justice H.L. Dattu, said it would accord “full hearing” to the matter on December 12. On September 3, the court pre-poned by two months the date of hearing, which was earlier scheduled for December, on the plea of the CBI.

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