High Court of Mumbai will announce the final verdict on Feb 21
NEW DELHI: In the trial of 26/11 prime accused Ajmal Kasab the final verdict will be pronounced on February 21. Bombay High Court will pronounce judgment on confirmation of death penalty awarded to Kasab in 26/11 terror attack case and also on his appeal against conviction.
The compilation of judgment was taking time as there was a lot of paperwork involved.
Ajmal Kasab caught during 26/11 attack has been sentenced to death but a confirmation on the same will now be made on February 21.
On January 7, arguments concluded in the case following which Justices Ranjana Desai and R V More reserved order and kept the matter for directions on Monday.
“There is a lot of paper work to be done on Kasab, which will take two more weeks. Kasab’s judgement will come on February 21. Due to security reasons it will not be possible to bring Kasab to the Bombay high court. He will be present through a video link. The judgement hearing will happen at 11 AM. Kasab will remain at Arthur Road jail,” said Nikam.
Ujjwal Nikam special public prosecutor said that the judgement would be pronounced at 11 AM on February 21.
For this verdict it is first time that a video conference link was put up in the Court for enabling Kasab hear proceedings from jail.