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Kasab`s trial - chronology

Last Updated: Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 15:19

Mumbai: Following is the chronology of events in Mumbai terror attacks case that led to the death sentence handed over to lone surviving Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab:


Nov 26: Kasab and nine fidayeens launch attacks on Mumbai

Nov 27: At 1.30 am, Kasab caught and placed under arrest, admitted to Nair hospital

Nov 29: Kasab gives statement to police, confesses role

Nov 29: All places under siege secured, 9 terrorists killed

Nov 30: Kasab confesses before police

Dec 27/28: Identification parade held

Jan 13: M L Tahaliyani appointed 26/11 judge

Jan 16: Arthur Road Jail selected for Kasab`s trial

Feb 5: Kasab`s DNA samples match with articles found in Kuber

Feb 20/21: Kasab makes confession before Magistrate

Feb 22: Ujjwal Nikam appointed Special Public Prosecutor

Feb 25: Chargesheet against Kasab, two others filed in Court

Apr 1: Anjali Waghmare appointed Kasab`s lawyer

Apr 15: Anjali Waghmare removed as Kasab`s lawyer

Apr 16: Abbas Kazmi appointed as Kasab`s lawyer

Apr 17: Kasab`s confession opened in court, he retracts

Apr 20: Prosecution charges Kasab on 312 counts

Apr 29: Kasab is major: experts` opinion

May 6: Charges framed, Kasab charged on 86 counts, but denies

May 8: First eyewitness deposes, identifies Kasab

June 23: Non-bailable warrants issued against 22 including
Hafiz Saeed, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi

June 25: Kasab suffering from ulcer, court told

July 20: Kasab pleads guilty before Judge M L Tahaliyani

Nov 30: Abbas Kazmi removed as Kasab`s lawyer

Dec 1: K P Pawar officially takes place of Kazmi

Dec 16: Prosecution completes case in 26/11

Dec 18: Kasab denies all charges


Feb 11: 26/11 lawyer Shahid Azmi shot dead

Feb 22: David Coleman Headley issue crops up in court

March 9: Final arguments to begin

March 31: Arguments in the case end. Special Judge ML Tahaliyani reserves judgement for May 3, 2010

May 3: Kasab convicted, Sabauddin Ahmed and Faheem Ansari acquitted of all charges

May 6: Kasab sentenced to death by the special court.


First Published: Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 15:19

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