March 15, 2015
by Colleen Mallick
Pakistan authorities on Saturday reordered the detention of Zakiur-Rehman Lakhvi, the main suspect in the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, one day after a court in Pakistan ordered his release. Lakhvi is one of seven suspects being tried in Pakistan with connection to the attacks, which killed 166 people ...[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]
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]
July 29, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
Pakistani national Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, convicted in May 2010 for murder and waging war against India for his role in the November 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks that killed 166, filed an appeal Friday challenging his death sentence. Prosecutors had accused Kasab of being one of the gunmen ...[read more]
June 16, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison for his involvement with a terrorist training camp in the Indonesian province of Aceh to prepare Islamic radicals to carry out attacks in Jakarta. Prosecutors said Bashir provided more than $62,000 to the group, which ...[read more]

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