"Possible dates for the filing of closing briefs will be April 5, 2012, and closing arguments are tentatively scheduled on May 2 and 3, 2012," presiding judge William Sekule of Tanzania said as he adjourned the trial on October 26."Judgment delivery is planned for June 2012."
Judge Sekule last week adjourned the trial to January 30, 2012. Three defence witnesses have still to be heard and other matters are also pending.
Ngirabatware is charged with conspiracy to commit genocide; genocide or, in the alternative, complicity in genocide; direct and public incitement to commit genocide; extermination and rape as crimes against humanity.
He was arrested in Germany on September 17, 2007, and transferred to ICTR custody in Arusha, Tanzania, on October 8, 2008. His trial took off on September 22, 2009.
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