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Kasab never asked for biryani, I concocted the statement: 26/11 Mumbai attack prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam

Mar 21, 2015 09:01 AM IST India India

More than two years after 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab was hanged, public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam in a startling revelation admitted that he made up his statement that Kasab had asked for biryani while in custody. Nikam said he made it up just to divert people's attention. Nikam said the media hype on the case had shifted people'e perspectives in favour of Kasab so that's why he made the statement.