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How Kasab spends his time in prison

mumbai Updated: Aug 29, 2012 22:45 IST

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Ajmal Kasab, the lone attacker who was captured after the 26/11 terror attacks and whose death sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, has been lodged at the high security cell at the Arthur road jail in solitary confinement soon after the attacks.

Considering the high security status, he is not allowed to mingle with any of the prisoner at the Arthur road jail.

Provisions have been made for him to eat separately as well.

While his trial was going on at the sessions court, Ajmal who was 'bored' in the prison, had asked for storybooks to read in order to pass his time. Earlier, the court had rejected his demand for getting Urdu newspapers.

According to jail officials, Kasab had tried talking to some of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, kept for his security outside his prison. The officials were, however, instructed not to not engage in any conversation with him.

Soon after he was lodged at the Arthur road jail, there were reports that Kasab exercised in order to kill time and be fit.

A jail official added that while earlier Kasab tried several things to keep himself occupied, of late he seemed to have been resigned to his fate and has been keeping to himself.

Kasab reportedly ate non-vegetarian food in the prison once in a while till May this year, as six police personnel working at the jail cooked non-vegetarian food occasionally.

However, the cooks were removed following objections by the police.