Terrorist Ajmal Kasab was hanged to death at Yerawada jail in Pune today at 7.30 am. Kasab was the only terrorist captured alive after the Mumbai attacks on November 26, 2008. Earlier in October of 2012, the Home Ministry of India rejected the mercy plea of Ajmal Kasab. President of India, Pranab Mukherjee also rejected the mercy plea on 5 November 2012.
Today at early morning Ajmal Kasab was transferred to Yerawada jail in Pune and hanged to death at 7.30 am. Maharashtra government has confirmed the news and doctors declared him death.
The entire operation took place under tight security. There was no prior information about hanging Ajmal Kasab today and the news was declared by state government after carrying out the hang order.