The Great Debate (India)

Does Kasab deserve the death penalty?


Special Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam holds up a document with a cover of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab at Arthur Road Jail, where Kasab's trial was held, in Mumbai May 6, 2010. REUTERS/Arko Datta/FilesThe Bombay High Court on Monday upheld  the death sentence of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab over the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people.

Kasab, the only gunman captured alive after the attacks, had been sentenced to death by a special court last year after being found guilty on more than 80 charges, including murder and waging war on India.

We ask our readers the same question we had asked then — does Kasab deserve the death penalty? At the time, most readers wanted him hanged but some said he should be imprisoned for life. Do you still feel the same way? Share your views. death sentence for Ajmal Amir Kasab in 26/11 case -