According to press release the 1993 Mumbai seriel bomb blast case convict Yaqub Memon will be hanged on July 30.
Yaqub Memon is currently imprisoned in Nagpur Central Jail. A official who do not want to publish his name says “hang has to be executed in the same prison”.
257 people were killed in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blast. More than 700 people were injured. In this case, over 123 persons were accused. In which 100 people were declared as criminals and punished.
The main criminals of this incident Dawood Ibrahim and Tiger Memon hiding in Pakistan since both were declared as absconding criminals. TADA court was sentenced hang to death 12 accused including Tiger Memon’s brother Yaqub Memon. TADA court verdict was confirmed by the Supreme Court.
After that, a mercy petition filed by the criminal demanding the cancellation of execution was rejected by Indian president Pranab Mukherjee. However, Yaqub Memon filed again a case in Supreme Court demanding the cancellation of the TADA court verdict hang to death.
On April 2015 supreme court was rejected Yaqub Memon’s appeal petition against to the given verdict hang to death.
In this case, “he is being hanged on 30th July 2015”, officials said.