Shaikh who failed to appear in the special court for cross examination was declared 'missing' by the prosecution triggering off apprehension. While the police immediately put together seven teams to trace him in case he was 'threatened or taken away', the Special judge M L Tahaliani said, 'this is a serious matter'.
On Thursday, Aug 27 the man identified Indian accused Faheem and Sabahuddin in court. He said that he had met the accused in Nepal and had heard them discussing about some location in Mumbai. These were the locations that were attacked on Nov 26, 2008.