Harishchandra Shrivardhankar, a key witness who had recognized terrorist Ajmal Kasab in the course of the case trial, died at his home in Kalyan in Maharashtra’s Thane district, his relations stated on Wednesday. He was 70.
Harishchandra Shrivardhankar was hit by two bullets on the evening of November 26, 2011, when ten Pakistani terrorists had attacked Mumbai, close to Cama Hospital in south Mumbai.
He had additionally hit Ajmal Kasab’s confederate Abu Ismail along with his workplace bag.
“He died on Tuesday night,” his relations stated.
Harishchandra Shrivardhankar was the primary key witness to establish Ajmal Kasab earlier than the particular courtroom and likewise testified towards him.
Ajmal Kasab, the one terrorist among the many ten who was captured stay by the police, was hanged in Pune’s Yerwada jail in secret on November 21, 2012 after a courtroom trial.
A couple of days again, Harishchandra Shrivardhankar was discovered mendacity in a famished situation on a footpath in Kalyan. His relations reportedly couldn’t afford his medical therapy.
Former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had checked on the medical situation of Shrivardhankar at a personal hospital in Kalyan two weeks again, sources stated.
Mr Fadnavis had introduced that the BJP would supply Rs 10 lakh to assist Harishchandra Shrivardhankar’s household.
He is survived by his spouse, two sons and daughters-in-law.