BOSTON: TRIAL OF BOMBER COMMENCES JAN 05 AS JUDGE REFUSES ANY FURTHER DELAY ‘

#AceWorldNews – BOSTON:Jan.02: Federal judge George O’Toole has refused the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers’ application to postpone the proceeding till autumn.

Tsarnaev is accused of carrying out a terrorist act at the Boston Marathon in April 2013 when three people died and over 260 were wounded in two explosions.

The trial will start as planned January 5 in Boston and is expected to last for two or three months.

Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to 30 charges including using a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death.

Public prosecutors intend to demand the death penalty for Tsarnaev.

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