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Timeline: Kasab’s journey to the noose

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  • Nov 21, 2012, 10:29 AM IST
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Ajmal Kasab, the lone terrorists caught alive during the 26/11 carnage, was hanged at Pune's Yerwada jail on Wednesday. Here is a timeline of his journey from 26/11 in Mumbai to his execution on 21/11 in Pune.  
November 26, 2008: Kasab and 9 other terrorist launch commando raid in Mumbai. 
November 27, 2008: At 1.30 AM, Kasab caught and placed under arrest.
November 29, 2008: All places under siege secured, 9 terrorist killed.
November 30, 2008:Kasab confesses before police.
December 27/28, 2008: Identification parade held. 
January 16, 2009: Arthur road jail selected for Kasab's trial. 
February 20/21, 2009: Kasab makes confession before magistrate.
February 22, 2009:Ujjwal Nikam appointed special public prosecutor.
February 25, 2009: Chargesheet against Kasab, two other filed in court. 
April 17, 2009: Kasab's confession open in court, he retracts.
April 20, 2009:Prosecution charges Kasab on 312 counts. 
May 6, 2009: Charges framed, charged on 86 counts, but denies charges.
May 8, 2009: First eyewitness deposes, identifies Kasab.
June 23, 2009:Non bailable warrant issued against 22 including Hafeez Saeed, Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi. 
December 16, 2009:Prosecution completes its case.
December 18, 2009:Kasab denies all charges. 
March 31, 2010: Argument end. Judgment reserved for May 3, 2010. 
May 3, 2010: Kasab convicted, Sahabuddin and Faheem acquitted of all charges. 
May 6, 2010: Kasab was sentenced to death by the trial court. 
Februaruy 21, 2011: Bombay High Court upholds death sentence to Kasab. 
March 2011: Kasab writes letter to Supreme Court challenging High Court order. 
October 10, 2011: SC stays execution of the death sentence. 
October 10, 2011: Kasab tells SC he was brainwashed, and that he does not deserve capital punishment owing to his young age. 
October 18, 2011:SC admits Maharashtra government's appeal challenging the acquittal of Faheem and Sabauddin. 
January 31, 2012:Kasab tells SC that he was not given a free and fair trial. 
February 23, 2012:SC hears intercepted conversations between the perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and their Pakistani handlers and watches the CCTV footage of the carnage.
April 25, 2012:SC reserves its verdict after a marathon hearing, spanning over two and half month. 
August 29, 2012:SC reserves its verdict after a marathon hearing, spanning over two and a half month. 
November 21, 2012: Kasab was executed in Yerwada Jail in Pune, at 7.30 am after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected his mercy petition. 
(With PTI inputs)
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