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How the 26/11 terror attack trial panned out

Last updated on: May 03, 2010 17:31 IST

The chronology of eventsĀ  in 26/11 terror attack case :


Nov 26: Kasab and 9 fidayeens attack Mumbai.

Nov 27: At 1.30 am, Kasab caught and placed under arrest, admitted to Nair hospital.

Nov 29: Kasab gives statement to police, confesses role.

Nov 29: All places under seige secured, 9 terrorists killed.

Nov 30: Kasab confesses before police.

Dec 27/28: Identification parade held.


Jan 13: M L Tahaliyani appointed 26/11 judge.

Jan 16: Arthur Road Jail selected for Kasab's trial.

Feb 5: Kasab's DNA samples match with articles found in Kuber.

Feb 20/21: Kasab makes confession before magistrate.

Feb 22: Ujjwal Nikam appointed special public prosecutor.

Feb 25: Chargesheet against Kasab, two others filed in court.

Apr 1: Anjali Waghmare appointed Kasab's lawyer.

Apr 15: Anjali Waghmare removed as Kasab's lawyer.

Apr 16: Abbas Kazmi appointed as Kasab's lawyer.

Apr 17: Kasab's confession opened in court, he retracts.

Apr 20: Prosecution charges Kasab on 312 counts.

Apr 29: Kasab is major: experts' opinion.

May 6: Charges framed, Kasab charged on 86 counts, but denies charges.

May 8: First eyewitness deposes, identifies Kasab.

June 23: Non-bailable warrants issued against 22 including Hafeez Saeed, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.

June 25: Kasab suffering from ulcer, court told.

July 20: Kasab pleads guilty before Judge M L Tahaliyani.

Nov 30: Abbas Kazmi removed as Kasab's lawyer.

Dec 1: K P Pawar officially takes place of Kazmi.

Dec 16: Prosecution completes case in 26/11.

Dec 18: Kasab denies all charges.


Feb 11: 26/11 lawyer Shahid Azmi shot dead.

Feb 22: David Coleman Headley issue crops up in court.

March 9: Final arguments to begin.

March 31: Arguments in the case end. Special Judge M L Tahaliyani reserves judgement for May 3, 2010.

May 3: Kasab convicted, Sabauddin Ahmed and Faheem Ansari acquitted of all charges.

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