First witness to Mumbai attacks identifies Kasab

May 8th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI  

Mumbai, May 8 (ANI): The first witness in the Mumbai terror attack case on Friday said he saw Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist, fire at Assistant Sub-Inspector Tukaram Omble.

‘I saw Kasab firing from a AK-47 rifle at Omble, who fell to the bullets,” said Police Sub-Inspector Bhaskar Kadam.

Kadam also said he fired at Abu Ismail who was with Kasab on the day of the terror attack. While Kasab pretended to fall down from car, Ismail was seriously injured.

On Thursday, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said the prosecution would now begin to present its witnesses in each of the cases against the accused.

The prosecution said it has over 1,800 witnesses and more than 750 pieces of evidence to present to the court.

On Wednesday, court charged Kasab with waging war against India.

Eight-six charges, including common and individual were framed against Kasab by the special court. He was also charged under the Explosives Act and the Arms Act.

Kasab pleaded not guilty to the charges framed against him by the special court.

“I do not accept the charges,” he said.

Charges were also framed against him under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Custom Act, the Foreigners Act, the Prevention of Damage to Public Properties Act, conspiracy, murder, attempt to murder and causing grievous injury. (ANI)

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