Yaqub Memon Executed; Body Flown to Mumbai for Funeral
The 1993 blasts accused Yaqub Memon was executed today and his body is flown to Mumbai as per request from his family members. Yaqub was executed this morning in Nagpur jail in Maharashtra. Funeral was also planned by officials in the same jail but family members of the accused requested for his body. So, officials made arrangements to transport Yaqub’s body to Mumbai. High security measures have been taken in Mumbai to avoid any disturbances. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had a meeting with superior officials to discuss consequences that might have to be faced and security measures to be imposed after execution of Yaqub.