1993 Bombay Bombings Case; Yakub Memon Hanged On Thursday
A three-member bench of the Indian Supreme Court was done hearing of the 1993 Bombay bombings case against Yakub Memon so long on Wednesday night and later ordered death penalty, late night.
The Indian renowned chartered accountant and terrorist, Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, known as Yakub Memon who accused of providing financial support to those who carried out explosions called 1993 Bombay bombings that became the reason of 257 deaths.
However, it said to be that Indian authorities considered Memon one of the masterminds of the 1993 Mumbai which is totally wrong, was sinless because the attack belonging to his elder renowned terrorist brother Tiger.
According to latest reports, Memon was hanged at a prison in Nagpur, located in the western state, nearly at early morning of Thursday.
The Indian National Court rejected the final appeal which done by his lawyer on 29 July because the court has found all strong evidences which were enough to sentence death penalty to Memon.
The 53-year-old convicted Memon’s lawayer was seen to fight fought tooth-and-nail to save him to death penalty, while the Maharashtra government and Nagpur jail authorities followed court order with honesty and determination by hanging him early hours of Thursday.
In 1993 Bombay bombings, successive explosions were carried out in Bombay, reportedly took revenge the killing of Muslim people in riots and in the result, 257 sinless people killed. In this successive bombing, the militants targeted Bombay Stock Exchange, a luxury hotel, the offices of national carrier Air India as well as some other locations at Bombay city.
According to Indian court previous record, no more death penalty were sentenced since 2004, Memon was third one who faced death from 2004 to.
The authorities ordered to post tight security around the Nagpur prison on Thursday morning as well as at other parts of the state capital, Mumbai to stop the expected violence.