1993 Mumbai bombing plotter executed in India
July 30, Mumbai: Yakub Memon, convicted of plotting India‘s 1993 bombing in Mumbai has been executed. He was executed on his 53rd birthday at Nagpur jail of Maharashtra on early Thursday.
Memon’s plea to stay the execution order was rejected by India‘s president and Supreme Court. At least 257 people were killed in the Mumbai attack of March 1993. The attack led to devasting attack on Indian soil and later came a series of Hindu- Muslim riots in Mumbai.
The Oslo Times