Simarjeet told ANI, "Tara told the court that he does not regret killing Beant Singh and also said that he has been fighting the battle of Sikhs' freedom against the Punjab government and will continue to do so."
The lawyer added Tara defended himself by saying, "If by killing a cruel person I can save thousands of innocent people then it is not wrong."
Amidst this, pro-Khalistan slogans were raised by Tara's supporters.
A court here on Friday held Tara guilty of assassinating Singh in a bomb explosion that left 17 persons dead.
The court has fixed Saturday to pronounce the quantum of sentence in the case. The verdict is scheduled to be announced after 2 p.m.
Tara had earlier confessed to the court three times that he had not regret killing the former Punjab Chief Minister.