Mumbai, Jan 17 (Agencies): The Bombay High Court has reserved its order on the appeal filed by Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab against his death sentence in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks till February 7, 2011.

Justice Ranjana Desai and Justice RV More also reserved order on an appeal filed by the Maharashtra Government challenging the acquittal of LeT suspects Faheem Ansari and Sabauddin Ahmed, who were charged with providing maps of targets to terrorists.

The arguments concluded on Monday after which the judges reserved judgement.

For the first time video conference link was put up in the high court for hearing appeals. Cameras were installed in the court to enable Kasab hear the proceedings from the jail.

Kasab had appeared on the screen for a few days initially. On the second day of the hearing he had thrown a tantrum and picked up an argument with jail guards besides spitting at the web camera. He even told the court that he should be sent to America. The court rejected his plea and warned him to behave.

Government Counsel Ujjwal Nikam justified the death sentence awarded to Kasab, saying he had committed heinous crime by participating in terror strikes in which 166 persons were killed.

During the hearing, Nikam displayed photographs of Kasab and slain terrorist Abu Ismael, which showed them indulging in terror acts in and outside Chhatarapati Shivaji Railway Terminus (CST).

Nikam argued that the court had erred in partially accepting Kasab's confession before a Magistrate. It had to be accepted in toto and not partially; Kasab's act of retracting his confession in the trial court was an "after-thought" and "well advised", argued Nikam.