Yakub Memon Hanged in Nagpur Jail


Yakub Memon, the death row convicts of the 1993 Mumbai blasts who is scheduled to be hanged on today morning at 7 am. Here are the live updates on the story.

  • Osman and Suleiman (Memon's brothers) reach Nagpur jail to claim his body
  • Memon's post mortem completed inside Nagpur Jail, body to handed over to family.
  • Yakub Memon's body to be flown to Mumbai in air ambulance at 10.45 am
  • Hanged in the Presence of Nine officials including doctor, Jail Superintendent
  • Yakub Hanged at 6:19 AM
  • Yakub Memon Hanged
  • Security enhanced outside Nagpur jail
  • Yabub given new clothes
  • Preparation for Yakub Memon's hanging begins at Nagpur petition
  • I am extemerly disappointed, tragic mistake by SC: Anand Grover
    Yakub’s Advocate Anand Grover outside SC
  • Wrong desicion by apex court: Advocate Anand Grover
  • Yakub to be hanged as scheduled. On 6:30 Am today morning
  • Supreme Court rejects Yakub's mercy Petition after nightlong hearing
  • Similar prayers were made in the petition disposed off yesterday: Justice Deepak Mishra
  • Hearing completed at Supreme Court, Judgement to come soon
  • No death warrant can be executed like this: Mukul Rohatgi
  • Multiple mercy petitions is abuse of the system, says  Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi
  • Superintendent of Nagpur jail Jogesh Desai to hang Yakub Memon 
  • Supreme Court's registrar to inform Nagpur Jail directly about the decision of the Supreme Court
  • Yakub's brother Suleman handed over secret letter at Nagpur Hotel.
  • Hearing begins at Supreme Court on Mercy petition of Yakub Memon
  • Justice Deepak Mishra to head the Three Judge Bench
  • Justices Amitav Roy, Dipak Mishra and PC Pant are hearing the plea.
  • Security tightened throughout Mumbai 
  • Judges, Lawyers reach Supreme court. 
  • Protesters demanding the hanging of Yakub Memon. 
  • Protests outside Supreme Court against the mid-night hearing.
  • Advocate Anand Grover to question Yakub's hanging
  • Attorney General mukul Rohatgi reaches Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court bench of judges who rejected Yakub Memon's mercy petition will be hearing the fresh mercy petition at 2:30 Am on Thursday morning. 
  • The preparations for the hanging of Yakub Memon begins at Nagur Central Jail. 
  • Supreme Court registrar reaches CJI's residence again.

President Pranab Mukherjee has already rejected Yakub Memon Mercy plea for the Second time on Wednesday. Now the decision is in the hands of the Supreme Court judges who are hearing the case