Two more eyewitnesses to be examined in Kasab case today

May 12th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI  

Mumbai, May 12 (ANI): Two eyewitnesses will be examined in connection with the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks today.

The prosecution will examine Hemant Boudhankar and Sanjay Govilkar, both assistant police inspectors.

The examination of the first witness, Bhaskar Kadam, concluded on Monday.

Police Sub-Inspector Bhaskar Kadam identified the AK-47 rifle that was used by Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist, on November 26, 2008.

Kadam had seen Kasab firing from a AK-47 rifle at Assistant Sub-Inspector Tukaram Omble, who fell to the bullets. He also identified two pistols, made from a company named Nedi Frontier Arms based in Pakistan.

Besides, Kadam also identified Abu Ismail’s clothes. Ismail was with Kasab on the day of the terror attack.

Earlier, the court had charged Kasab with waging war against India.

Eighty-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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