Mumbai Siege: Mohammed Ajmal Kasab Guilty Murder and Waging War
Mumbai Siege Suspect Convicted
Pakistani Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving gunman of the November 2008 Mumbai siege, has been found guilty in India of murder and waging war. The attack left 166 people dead. Two Indians also accused were found not guilty.
Kassab was found guilty of personally killing seven men and contributing to the deaths of 47 others.
Kassab was charged with atotal of 86 offences and is expected on Tuesday to be sentenced to death by Judge M L Tahiliyani.
Residents of Kasab's home village, Faridkot, in the Pakistani farming belt of Punjab, have denounced the guilty verdict. Local farmers have pleaded Mohammed Ajmal Kasab's innocence throughout the trial and claim his conviction is a travesty of justice.
India has accused the Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba of planning the November attack.
the fastest verdict on any terror trial in India ended in Kasab's conviction, the acquittals of Faheem Ansari and Sabahuddin Ahmed, and egg on the police's face.