India has hanged Mohammad Ajmal Kasab till death, the only gunmen captured alive from 26/11 Mumbai attacks that killed about 166 people. According to the Indian media reports, he was hanged to death at 7:00 am Indian Standard Time (IST) in Yerwada jail of Pune.
Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil in a press conference confirmed that Ajmal Kasab was hanged till death in Yerwada jail.
“Kasab’s hanging is a tribute to the martyrs of Mumbai attacks”, said he talking to newsmen at his residence.
Moreover, Indian media also reported that Kasab’s body might not be handed over to Pakistan.
Earlier on Tuesday, the President of India Pranab Mukherjee had rejected the mercy petition filed by Ajmal Kasab.
He was sentenced to death for his involvement in the November 26, 2008 terror attack on Mumbai.