26/11 case: Kasab's trial ends, verdict on May 3

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Mumbai, Mar 31: The trial of Pakistani gunman Ajmal Amir Kasab, one of the key accused in 26/11 Mumbai attacks case, concluded on Wednesday, Mar 31. The verdict will be pronounced on May 3.

Speaking to reporters, Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said, "Today, I am very happy that we have ultimately completed the trail against Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab."

"We have examined more than 650 witnesses. Now the court may pronounce its verdict on May 3 and if it finds him guilty then it may call upon us for submissions on the quantum of sentence," he said.

The prosecution examined over 653 witnesses to prove that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) carried out the attack.

The court also examined four witnesses, including two National Security Guard (NSG) commandos, who led the teams in operations to fight the terrorists.

Police filed the chargesheet on Feb 26 , 2009 and the case was committed from magistrate's court to a sessions court on Mar 9, 2009.

A separate court was established in high security central prison here to hear the case.

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