Yaqub is Being Hanged Because He is Muslim: Owaisi
MIM President Azaduddin Owaisi sparked controversy with his comments on 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yaqub Memon as he said that Yaqub is being executed because he is Muslim. There is hand of Tamil Nadu and Punjab parties behind Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins, and two parties in Tamil Nadu are rescuing the criminials, he said. He questioned which party is behind Yaqub. Owaisi accused central government of religious discrimination. It is known that Tada court ordered Yaqub to be executed for the blasts. So, police officials decided to hang him on 30th july.