We will appeal to a higher court for a tougher conviction, at least for a life sentence. Not only because he was a cop, but also because of the brazen way he behaved after the rape.

Abu Salem will be presented before the court and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will seek further police custody demand for a case pertaining to the Mumbai blasts in 1993.

Now that he is in India and in custody, police can trace his network of associates all over the country.