Mumbai: Hailing the speedy yet transparent trial in the 26/11 case, City Joint Commissionner of Police, Himanshu Roy said that India has shown to the world that our judicial as well as the investigation agencies are transparent, adding that the case was a challenge to the police.
Speaking to reporters outside the Arthur Road Jail after Kasab was given death sentence for his role in the dastardly attack that left 166 dead, Roy opined that Kasab had been correctly convicted and added, “The death sentence was important for our democracy. We have proven that our judicial system is fair and transparent,” he added.
“The verdict has exposed the Pakistan link to the Mumbai attacks,” Roy said. Referring to the conviction of 20 Lashkar-e-Toiba members for abetment in the crime, Roy said, “The handlers of 26/11 attacks in Pakistan have also been convicted.”
The Joint Commissioner also made it a point to emphasis that the verdict is a lesson to the terrorist groups who have intention of attacking India.