Rope tradition followed in Yakub Memon’s execution

hanging ropeThe rope that was used to hang 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon was supplied by a Bihar jail.

Buxar Central Jail of Bihar supplied the rope that was used for hanging Yakub Memon. The same rope that was used for earlier executions has been used for hanging Yakub Memon.

In 2004, A rope was sent from Buxar jail to the Kolkata based Alipore jail for hanging Dhananjoy Chatterjee, convicted in rape and murder of 14-year girl.

In 2005, the rope from Buxar jail was used for hanging of Mohammad Afzal Guru, convicted in parliament attack.

In 2012, Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab was hanged with the rope manufactured in Buxar jail .