Security enhanced at Nagpur jail for Yakub’s hanging


Nagpur: Yakub Memon, one of the main conspirators of the 1993 Mumbai blasts, will be hanged at Nagpur jail by the first light of the morning. The preparations for the hanging have already begun inside the Nagpur jail. CCTV cameras have been set up inside Yakub’s cell. A special team of policemen have been deployed to keep a watch on Memon. Nagpur Central Jail has been put under heavy security cover. Section 144 has been declared within 500 metres of the jail. Ambulance and all the materials to be used for hanging has already reached the Jail.

Yakub is also turning 54 on Thursday. According to Nagpur jail sources, keeping in mind the emotions of his family the family members have been allowed to cut cake inside the jail in the presence of few officers. He is scheduled to be hanged at 7 am on Thursday morning.