RTI reveals the expenses on Ajmal Kasab
As per reply provided to an applicant under the RTI Act, the Maharashtra government spent Rs 28.46 crore to provide food, security, medicines and clothes during Ajmal Kasab's confinement in Arthur Road Central prison and at Yerwada jail in Pune. The expenses included:
- Food (Rs 43,417.67),
- Security (Rs 1,50,57,774. 90),
- Medicines (Rs 32,097),
- Clothes (Rs 2047),
- Security construction (Rs 5,25,16,542) and
- Funeral (Rs 9573).
Information about the post-mortem and mercy petition were denied to the applicant for which an appeal has been filed with the Deputy Secretary of the Home department.