Mumbai: In a fresh development in the 26/11 terror attack case, Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab on Tuesday filed an appeal in Bombay High Court challenging death penalty awarded to him for killing 166 persons on November 26, 2008.
"We have filed an appeal today," his lawyer Amin Solkar said.
Kasab has challenged death penalty saying it was a harsh punishment imposed on him and pleaded that there were lapses in evidence produced by police in the trial court.
The appeal has challenged identification of Kasab in the court saying the eye witnesses had easily identified him because his photograph had appeared prominently in newspapers and television on the day of attack. ...more
07:22 AM, Sep 29, 2010