Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon Hanged on his 53rd birthday in Nagpur Jail :- New delhi : Finally, 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon killed more than 250 people, was hanged early Thursday morning at 6.30. AM. in Nagpur Jail on his 53rd birthday.
Yakub Memon Hanged on his 53rd birthday
On Wednesday, President Pranab Mukherjee rejected the first mercy plea of Yakub Memon. Meanwhile, In the late night, Yakub’s lawyers filed a fresh petition in Supreme Court, arguing that the President could not decide on the mercy plea overnight.
It also argued that between the rejection of mercy petition and execution, there should be a 14-day gap. If accepted, a judge will hear the petition at his home.
But, unfortunately at 5. Am Yakub Memon’s last mercy plea rejected by the SC after an unprecedented 2:30 am hearing.
Supreme court says, Yakub Memon to be hanged at 6:30 am in the Nagpur jail.
This is not the right decision, says Yakub Memon’s lawyer Anand Grover. If we don’t want terrorism to strike steps need to be taken, says Anand Grover.
At. 5.30 Am. The process of execution has been started inside jail. Before hang, Yakub has been given new clothes to wear. Another half an hour to complete the process.
High security outside the Nagpur prison. Yakub Memon was quite popular at Nagpur Central. Dozens of inmates kept a fast for him during Ramzan.
At. 6.35 Am, 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon hanged to death in Nagpur Jail. Memon executed after 21 years in prision.
Judicial magistrate Girish Joshi, DIG Rajendra Dhamne, Jail CMO Tiwari, Police Superintendent Yogesh Desai and 2 constables were present inside the jail when Yakub Memon was executed.
Maharashtra CM likely to make a statement on Yakub Memon in the Assembly at 11 am.
Yakub Memon declared dead officially by the medical authorities in Nagpur jail at 7. Am.
Authorities set condition for release of Yakub’s body to family:
1. Funeral has to be time-bound
2. No public procession for body
3. Photographs not to be released publicly
Yakub’s brothers Usman and Suleman go inside Nagpur jail to collect his body.
Truth about this case : Yakub Memon not surrendered yourself, actually he is going to Karachi from dubai but police arrested him on Kathmandu airport.
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