November 6, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
Cross-examination of the Pakistani-based businessman responsible for selling the boat engine used by the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was held on Wednesday before Pakistan's Anti-Terrorism Court. The merchant, Mohammed Ali, sold the boat engine to the 10 LeT ...[read more]
March 21, 2013
by Keith Herting
The Indian Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence for one of the plotters of the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings that killed 257 people. Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, brother of mastermind "Tiger" Memon, was convicted in 2006 for his role in orchestrating the attacks that spread havoc ...[read more]
January 24, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
Judge Harry Leinenweber of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Thursday issued a 35-year prison sentence to David Coleman Headley for his role in the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India. Headley, a US citizen of Pakistani descent, facilitated the attack by conducting ...[read more]
November 21, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The only surviving shooter in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks was executed at a prison in India Wednesday hours after President Shri Pranab Mukherjee finally rejected the gunman's clemency appeal. Pakistani national Mohammad Ajmal Kasab was hanged and buried in the prison yard in the central ...[read more]
August 30, 2012
by Max Slater
The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving shooter in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. Kasab, a Pakistani national, was convicted in May 2010 of waging war against India, multiple murders and conspiracy for his participation in... ...[read more]
July 17, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
An anti-terrorism court judge in Pakistan ruled Tuesday that a report compiled by a nine-member judiciary committee, which includes statements of the witnesses in India, could not be used in cases related to the 2008 Mumai terror attacks because defendants were denied their right to cross- ...[read more]
June 25, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
India's Foreign Minister SM Krishna announced Monday that the New Delhi police have arrested a key suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Abu Hamza, an alleged member of the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), is believed to be a previously unidentified man who was talking on the ...[read more]
March 1, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On March 1, 2011, a special court in India sentenced 11 Muslims to death in connection with the Godhra train burning in 2002 that killed 59 Hindu nationalists and started the 2002 Gujarat riots. The special court was formed by the Supreme Court of India to hear cases arising from the riots in May ...[read more]
February 21, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On February 21, 2011, the Bombay High Court upheld the death sentence conviction of Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab. Kasab is the only surviving gunman of terrorist attacks in Mumbai which led to 166 deaths in November 2008. The decision came alongside convictions of two other men held as accomplices ...[read more]
October 10, 2011
by Jennie Ryan
The Supreme Court of India on Monday stayed the execution of a Pakistani national convicted for his participation in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. The stay was issued after Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab filed an appeal challenging the death sentence. Kasab was convicted in May 2010 of waging war... ...[read more]

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