Witness identifies AK-47 rifle used by Kasab

May 11th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI  

Mumbai, May 11 (ANI): The first witness in the Mumbai terror attack case on Monday identified the AK-47 rifle that was used by Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist, on November 26, 2008.

Police Sub-Inspector Bhaskar Kadam had seen Kasab firing from a AK-47 rifle at Assistant Sub-Inspector Tukaram Omble, who fell to the bullets.

Kadam 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.

All these evidences were produced in the special court here today.

Earlier, the court had 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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