Wednesday Muzzamil Hassan Trial Update

January 20, 2011 Updated Jan 20, 2011 at 10:59 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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January 20, 2011 Updated Jan 20, 2011 at 10:59 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) Testimony continued Wednesday in the murder trial of Muzzamil "Mo" Hassan at Erie County Court. Channel 7's Laura Gray, John Borsa and videographer Arnie Posner were there covering the Wedneday morning testimony.

Hassan's teenage stepson Michael took the stand, and testified that he was happy he had heard that Aaysia was seeking a divorce.

The following are "tweets" sent by reporter Gray from court. You can follow those at www.twitter.com/wkbw.

Babysitter choked up describing Mo dragging Aasyia across driveway. He had he by the hair and under arms.

Greer is former babysitter for Hassan

Jennifer Greer is witness 9.

There was a conference with one juror and defense during break. no explanation. There are 13 jurors now. If Dips below 12 its a mistrial.

Cross examination of Sonia Hassan happening.

Sonia Hassan testimony ends. She got recent letter from Mo offering possessions if she follows conditions like not speaking ill of him.

Sonia Hassan says when aasiya asked she chose to live with her. Choked up she says, I loved her she was my mom.

Under this memo of understanding- Aasiya may not contact police courts or cps. Outlines her punishments. Both Aasiya and Mo signatures.

Sonia Hassan Aassiya gave me a black bag of documents a few months before she died. One of those is memo of understanding

Says Mo was forceful and told aasiya Mm sorry and you deserved it. Sonia #hassan testifies never saw aasiya injure Mo.

Sonia Hassan says 2008 heard crash. Found Aasiya bleeding from nose. Says I've never seen that much blood.

Jury seeing pics of Aasiyas bruises.

Sonia Hassan says june 2007 there was argument then aasiya showed bruises on arm to stepdaughter.

Sonia Hassan says she told 911 dispatcher oh my god he just punched her in the face. Aasiya was bleeding. Brother was also bleeding.

Sonia Hassan relationship with father went from bad to worse. With aasiya got better became friends and she was like a mom

Sonia Hassan says she never really had relationship with her father

Sonia Hassan called to testify now

Jury now in courtroom.

Judge denies #hassan opportunity to cross examine daught and babysitter

Prosecutor gable says object. Judge notes did not want to do that to son.

Hassan says there is a lot of detail. Schwartz clarifies that Hassan feels he has more personal knowledge to question daughter.

Judge says he can not pick and choose when attorney is silent partner

Hassan wants to act as his own attorney to cross examine and question his daughter sonia and her babysitter.

Court resumes #hassan

Sonia Hassan called to testify now

Jury now in courtroom.

Judge denies Hassan opportunity to cross examine daught and babysitter

Prosecutor Gable says object. Judge notes did not want to do that to son.

Hassan says there is a lot of detail. Schwartz clarifies that Hassan feels he has more personal knowledge to question daughter.

Judge says he can not pick and choose when attorney is silent partner

Hassan wants to act as his own attorney to cross examine and question his daughter sonia and her babysitter.

Court resumes Hassan

Michael says Mo would lecture her about her character flaws keeping her up all night

Michael steps down. Court resumes at 2

Mo told son Aasiya verbally abused him #hassan

Michael hassan cross examined on day he, sister, and Aasiya got hit by mo. I don't believe Aasiya was collateral damage.

Michael Hassan says mo told him she verbally abused him.

Michael says Mrs Hassan tried to break up fight btw Mo and himself and she was hit in the face. Says Mo had hit sister Sonia in her face.

Michael Hassan says Aasiya became like a mother to him #hassan

Michael hassan to take stand now. Mo's son says father lectured him into moving in with him.

Michael Hassan to take stand now. Mo's son

A brief break waiting for witness 7

Hassan not allowed at house. Rizzo had served order of protection against hassan that day

Officer Joe Rizzo found Hassan covered in blood at his home feb 6 after call to domestic. Broken window. Mrs Hassan inside.