Death penalty confirmed for Kasab


India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the death sentence handed down to Mohammed Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks in which 166 people were killed.
Pakistan-born Kasab, one of 10 gunmen who laid siege to Mumbai in attacks that lasted nearly three days, had appealed against the sentence and claimed he had not been received a fair trial.
“We are left with no option but to award death penalty,” the two judges said in a court order. “The primary and foremost offence committed by Kasab is waging war against the government of India.”
The judges had opened the appeal by Kasab, who is being held in a maximum-security prison in Mumbai, in January.
He was found guilty in a Mumbai court on charges including waging war against India, murder and terrorist acts, and was handed the death penalty in May 2010.
After losing his Supreme Court petition, Kasab is expected to lodge a final appeal for clemency with the president.


  1. No you will see another appeal and this case will drag on. This is how they keep the hype alive against Pakistan in the media. Same goes to OBL raid and coming movie plus a book.

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