November 24, 2009 11:51:27 am
Kavita Karkare,wife of Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad chief Hemant Karkare who was killed during the 26/11 Mumbai attack,met Sonia Gandhi at her home on Monday and demanded that Ajmal Amir Kasab be hanged. Everybody wants Kasab to be hanged as soon as possible, Kavita told reporters.
Karkare was accompanied by Smita Salaskar,widow of senior police inspector Vijay Salaskar,who too also killed in the attack. Karkare pitched for better bulletproof jackets for the police. Both women said Sonia heard out their requests sympathetically.
Reacting to Kavitas demand for capital punishment to Kasab,Congress spokesman Manish Tewari said,India is a democratic country. The trial is on. It is for the court to decide what punishment to give.
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