Mumbai: After the Supreme Court rejected Yakub Memon’s final plea on Thursday, the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict was hanged to death at Nagpur jail, the same day. Yakub’s body was handed to his family after jail authorities completed the post-mortem procedure. He was buried at Bada Kabrastan in Mumbai amidst tight security.
Mumbai Police has restrained Yakub’s family from taking out a funeral procession; section 144 was imposed in Mumbai and Nagpur. Yakub Memon buried according to Islamic rites near his father's grave at 5.15pm. Mumbai police have arrested over 300 people to contain any unwanted situation.