Who is Yakub Memon and what did he do?

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Who is Yakub Memon and what did he do?

Yakub Memon. Yakub Abdul Razzaq Memon (30 July 1962 – 30 July 2015) was an Indian citizen who was convicted over his involvement in the 1993 Bombay bombings by Special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities court on 27 July 2007. Yakub Memon was the brother of one of the prime suspects in the bombings, Tiger Memon.

When did Yakub Abdul Razak Memon get convicted?

Yakub Abdul Razak Memon (30 July 1962 – 30 July 2015) was an Indian citizen who was convicted over his involvement in the 1993 Bombay bombings by Special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities court on 27 July 2007.

When did Yakub Memon get executed in Nagpur?

Memon was executed by hanging in Nagpur Central Jail at around 6:30 am IST on 30 July 2015, his 53rd birthday. He had been woken at 4:00 AM, permitted to take a warm bath and was provided with a fresh set of clothing.

How old was DK Memon when he was executed?

While in prison, he studied at Indira Gandhi National Open University and earned two master’s degrees: the first, in 2013, in English literature and the second degree, in 2014, in political science. Memon was executed by hanging in Nagpur Central Jail at around 6:30 am IST on 30 July 2015, his 53rd birthday.

When was Yakub Memon executed in Nagpur Central Jail?

Yakub Memon was executed in Nagpur Central Jail on 30th July 2015 and became the lone death convict of 1993 Mumbai Serial Blast case. On his execution there has been a lot of hue and cry, for some it’s a relief from that eternal pain of the loss of their loved ones but to some groups, it’s still injustice.

What are the charges in Yakub Memon case?

Yakub Memon was booked for the following charges: Criminal Conspiracy- He funded the escape of Memon’s family after the blasts. Aiding and abetting and felicitating a terrorist act- He funded and sent 15 youth to Pakistan for learning the handling of arms and ammunition.