Reacting to Yakub Memon hanging AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said, Supreme Court judgement dismissing last mercy petition of 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon that led to execution, is huge disappointment. He said, Now lets see if Kodnani & Bajrangi will be punished & killers of Sikhs in Delhi will be punished.
Kashmir lawmaker Engineer Rashid held protests against Yakub Memon’s hanging. He led a protest rally in Srinagar’s city centre Lal chowk . The protesters also raised slogans in favour of Afzal Guru, hanged in 2013.
After, The president rejected the mercy plea, the lawyers of Yakub Memon approached the supreme court at 2 am on Thursday with a special leave petitions to give a stay on Yakub Memon hanging, But A division bench, comprising Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Amitava Roy and Justice Prafulla C Pant, dismissed Yakub’s plea at 5 apm in the morning after hearing arguments.