Patil Attends 26/11 Proceedings as Final Arguments against Kasab Start
Final arguments have begun in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case in a special court in Mumbai with Maharashtra home minister R R Patil, in a rare gesture, attending the proceedings along with minister of state for home Ramesh Bagwe, reported PTI.
Patil’s presence is significant as the prosecution opens its final arguments against the only surviving attacker Ajmal Kasab and two Indian nationals Faheem Ansari and Sabauddin Ahmed.
In view of the minister’s visit, unprecedented security measures were taken, said report.
In the case, Kasab is charged with killing 166 persons in the attack, while Sabahuddin and Ansari are facing charges of drawing maps of targets and passing them on militant outfit LeT for executing the terror strikes.