Kasab: Killer's road to the gallows - The New Indian Express

Kasab: Killer's road to the gallows

  • Indian soldier takes cover as the Taj Mahal hotel burns during a gun battle between Indian military and militants inside the hotel in Mumbai. (AP)
  • November 26, 2008: Ajmal Kasab is seen at the Chatrapathi Sivaji Terminal railway station during the Mumbai attacks.
  • In April 1, 2009: Advocate Anjali Waghmare was the first in the long list of lawyers chosen to represent Kasab. She was removed as Kasab's counsel after it was discovered that she was representing a victim of the Mumbai terror attack in another case. (AP)
  • In Apr 16, 2009, Abbas Kazmi was asked to stop representing Kasab after Judge M L Tahiliyani observed that he was 'not co-operating' with the court in the interest of justice. (AP)
  • Dec 1, 2009:K P Pawar was appointed the new lawyer for Ajmal Kasab. Pawar was given 'Z' level security cover after he replaced Abbas Kazmi. He was provided four armed guards round the clock and a police jeep. (AP)
  • June 8, 2010: Amin Solkar and Farhana Shah were appointed by the Maharashtra State Legal Services department to take up Kasab's defence in his appeal against the death penalty awarded to him by a trial court in the November 2008 terror attack. |PTI
  • November 21, 2012: Policemen stand outside the Yerwada Jail where Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror was hung at 7.30 am in secrecy in Pune.(AP)
  • A man watches on television news of India executing Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attacks in New Delhi.(AP)
  • People celebrate upon hearing the news of India executing Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attacks, in Ahmadabad. (AP)
  • Bharatiya Janata party activists light firecrackers to celebrate the news of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab's execution, in Jammu.(AP)