Date: Sunday, 10-February-2013, 0:36 AM | Message # 1
A curfew was declared in all 10 districts of the Kashmir Valley after the execution of Afzal Guru at Delhi's Tihar Jail this morning. Afzal Guru was convicted more than eight years ago for his role in the attack on Parliament in 2001. His mercy petition was rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee a few days ago.
Afzal Guru, convicted for his role in the attack on Parliament in 2001, was executed at 8 this morning at Delhi's Tihar Jail, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said. He will be buried at the jail, where he has spent nearly eight years on death row.