Kasab confesses to 26/11 attacks in court

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Azam Amir Kasav
Mumbai, Jul 20: In a shocking development in the trial of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, the prime accused and the lone terrorist detained in India in relation to the assault, Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab has reportedly confessed to his role in the attack.

After signalling his lawyer, Abbas Kazmi that he wanted to speak to Judge M L Tahaliyani, Kasab told the judge, "Sir mujhe apna gunaah kabool karna hai." (Sir, I want to confess).

Kasab has narrated his version of the attack on the Cama Hospital. He said that after the CST station assault, he and his accomplice Ismail Khan did not have any plan but to walk in a particular direction and to keep firing.

By the time he finished saying this, the judge asked him to narrate the sequence of event from the beginning along with revealing where he came from and how he travelled to India.

After this, Kasab disclosed that he and his accomplices boarded a boat from near Karachi carrying a bag each, containing an AK-47 rifle, a pistol, eight hand grenades and three sets of two magazines each.

All the ten attackers were given one GPS set and it was handled by Khan, the leader of the group, along with an identical Nokia mobile handset.

He has also revealed that they were in contact with Lashkar handler Kahfa in Pakistan while travelling to India. And as per the plans, Khan and Kasab led the group and took a taxi to CST station.

They assembled the bomb on the way to the site and he left the bomb in the toilet of the station but Ismail picked it up and left it near a pillar on a platform, Kasab said.

The confession is expected to continue after the lunch break.

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