Seventeen months after a terrorist attack on Mumbai, a special Indian court convicted the lone surviving gunman Ajmal Amir Kasab, but acquitted two Indians Sabauddin and Faheem Ansari. Kasab, who hails from Faridkot in
Special Anti-Terror Court Judge ML Tahaliyani will decide on the exact sentence today (Tuesday). The court said the evidence against the two Indians – who had allegedly prepared the maps of the terror targets and handed those over to Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LT) – could not be relied upon and acquitted them. The court also held that 20 of the wanted accused, including LT founder Hafiz Saeed, operations chief Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and Abu Hamza, were involved in the Mumbai attacks, Daily Times reports.
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