Patil for speedy implementation of death penalty to terrorists
Maharashtra HM RR Patil said he would urge Central Government to make a special law about speedy implementation of death penalty given to terrorists.
Sholapur: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Saturday said he would urge Central Government to make a special
law about speedy implementation of death penalty given to
"The time has come to draw a line between the terrorists
and other culprits who have been sentenced to death by the
courts. The Kasab case was totally different from the others.
He was involved in the war against the country and should be
hanged immediately to send the message across to the other
terrorists," he said.
"I would write a letter to the Central Government
requesting to ponder over the issue as delay in implementing
the death penalty given to terrorists due to the legal process
would send a wrong message," he told reporters here.
The state government will appeal in the Supreme Court
against the special court`s judgement of acquitting Sabahuddin
and Fahim Ansari, who were co-accused in 26/11 Mumbai terror
attack case, the minister said.