I Met Tiger Memon in Kashmir: Congress MLA
I met 1993 Mumbai blasts prime accused Tiger Memon , said former terrorist, current Congress MLA of Jammu Kashmir Assembly, Usman Majeed. This announcement being made after execution of Yaqub Memon, accused in the same case is resulting in agitation. Majeed who was a militant surrendered to police in 2002. He then contested independently from Bandipora constituency of north Kashmir and won. He also served as cabinet minister of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Majeed who failed in 2008 election contested from Congress party during last election for the same position and won.
Usman Majeed addressed media yesterday in the context of execution of Yaqub Memon and said that Tiger is not his friend but he met Tiger Memon 2-3 times. ‘He used to come to our office. Tiger was worried about Yaqub’s arrest and Mumbai blasts had already taken place. I asked why and how he did so. Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) assisted me, Tiger said’, said Majeed.