Kasab was the sole terrorist who was captured alive after the attack, a special anti-terror court had given death sentence to Kasab but he challenged his conviction. He filed a petition in the apex court through jail authorities. Raju Ramachandaran was appointed to decide for the appeal.
A bench of justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai will hear the appeal. The apex court, however, had refused to pass any order on Kasab as the state government pleaded his letter to the supreme court.
The bench was quoted as saying, "We are taking a step regarding this (Kasab's letter)."
The Bombay High Court had upheld his conviction against Kasab under IPC section related to murder, Explosives Act, Arms Act, Explosives Substances Act, Passport Act, Railway Act and Foreigne Act.