Thursday Hassan Trial Update

January 20, 2011 Updated Jan 20, 2011 at 7:45 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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January 20, 2011 Updated Jan 20, 2011 at 7:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) Channel 7's Laura Gray and videographer Arnie Posner are at the murder trial of Muzzamil Hassan at Erie County Court.

The following are "tweets" Laura Gray and John Borsa are writing from court. You can follow at www.twitter.com/wkbw.

From the 3pm hour:

Numan-Ali was also Aasyia's classmate at UB. Recalling what he witnessed in final days before murder. Hassan

Mohamed Numan-Ali is on the stand in Hassan trial. Worked at Bridges TV.

Numan-ali worked at bridges.

Mohammed numan ali testifying

Sisson says mo never presented any injuries or trauma consistent with domestic violence.

2009 Aasiya says hurt back from husband shoving her

Sisson says aasiya ltr admitted eye injuries result of" viscious beating"

Dr found pooling of blood under Aasiyas eyes. Says injuries must have been domestic abuse not a fall like Aasiya claimed.

Sisson says aasiya treated for eye twitch after punch due to domestic violence in june 2007

She also treated Aasiya

Josie Sisson is Mo Hassans Dr.

Jury finally being called in.

Debate ongoing over testimony where aasiya treated by dr and domestic violence came up. Jury has not been called in yet today.

Audio-visuals set up so #hassan can hear and see cour proceedings.

Hassan - Im the only one whose life is hurt. Judge- we'll that's debateable.

Trial goes on without Hassan in room. Schwartz continues for now after all that back and forth.

Judge says no. Hassan taken in handcuffs. he can listen to trial. Hassan says he will not watch. You can just tell me the sentence.

Hassan leaving court. Will not stay and assist his attorney. Asks to go to holding Cntr.

Judge says you retain him now say he's not prepared and you want to change mid-stream.

Hassan I do not blame mr schwartz but he is factually incorrect and can not transfer 6000 pgs of info to him.

Judge says no. Schwartz says he cannot go forward this way. Hassan keeps saying you are playing with my life

As of 2:20pm:
Hassan I do not blame Mr. Schwartz but he is factually incorrect and can not transfer 6000 pgs of info to him.

Judge says no. Schwartz says he cannot go forward this way. Hassan keeps saying you are playing with my life

Here are the posts since court resumed at 2pm:
Schwartz says he can not meet with Hassan 4 nights a wk or read his 4000 emails

Hassan said I will fire Schwartz ( his defense attorney) if I cannot represent myself.

Hassan wants to represent himself with Schwartz as "silent legal"

Posts from before the break:
11:20am: Trial adjourned until 2p.m.

11:05am: Another closed door mtg Hassan

10:30am: All returning to courtroom after half hr mtg. w/Hassan to say they are resuming at 11am

10:15am: Hassan still in closed door mtg with judge about doing cross exam by himself instead of lawyer.

10:10am: Hassan wants to talk more about doing some cross examinations himself

10am: Hassan enters court.

10am: Back in court for Hassan.