With Kasab Execution, Indian Gears of Justice Unusually Swift
Byerly, Rebecca, The Christian Science Monitor
India executed the sole surviving gunman of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The execution of Ajmal Kasab was carried out in secret and surprised a nation accustomed to a much slower criminal justice system.
Mr. Kasab was sentenced to death in 2010 after a highly-watched trial. His plea for clemency was denied earlier this month. Kasab and nine other gunmen killed 166 people in a three-day bullet- spraying, grenade-throwing rampage that targeted some of the most iconic places in the city. The attack, which left carnage throughout the heart of Indias commercial capital, is often compared here to the 9/11 attacks in the United States.
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Publication information: Article title: With Kasab Execution, Indian Gears of Justice Unusually Swift. Contributors: Byerly, Rebecca - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: November 21, 2012. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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