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Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, 22, broke down when the 26/11 trial court awarded him the death sentence on four counts on Thursday. He has also been given a life term on five counts. Kasab has been found guilty of murdering seven people, helping murder 159 others and waging war against India during a 62-hour siege beginning November 26, 2008.
While announcing the sentence, the judge M L Tahiliyani said words could not describe the brutality of the 26/11 attack. “This man has lost the right of getting humanitarian benefit,” the judge said. He said that there would no chance that Kasab would reform and that there was no option but to give the death penalty. He observed that undue sympathy would do harm and leniency could not be shown.
Judge Tahiliyani also said this was a case of “exceptional depravity” and rubbished claims that Kasab was influenced by the Lashkar-e-Taiba. He said Kasab had voluntarily joined the LeT and was under no duress to do so