Kasab's hanging: Alert issued in UP



Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday issued an alert across the state following the execution of Ajmal Kasab, the sole surviving gunman from 2008 Mumbai terror strikes.

In the wake of possibility of tension due to hanging of Kasab, an alert had been issued across the state, Secretary (Home) Rakesh told reporters here.

Directions had been issued to all District Magistrates, SPs and SSPs to take necessary steps for maintenance of law and order, he said.

PTI