Yakub Memon, convicted in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, was hanged till death at Maharashtra’s Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning at 6.35 am. Later his body was sent for an autopsy in the jail hospital by a medical team.
Yakub Memon’s body handed over to his brothers at Nagpur Jail. Yakub Memon’s body reached at Nagpur Airport, will be taken to Mumbai. Security tightened outside Yakub Memon’s Mahim (Mumbai) residence.
Mumbai Special Court had sentenced him to death in July 2007, his mercy plea was dismissed by SC.