Yakub Memon is No. 24 at Nagpur Central Jail
After Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to halt his execution by rejecting the curative petition filed by him, it's almost a cinch that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon will be hanged at Nagpur Central Jail early morning on July 30.
Nagpur: After Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to halt his execution by rejecting the curative petition filed by him, it's almost a cinch that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon will be hanged at Nagpur Central Jail early morning on July 30.
Yakub Memon is the first convict to be hanged at Nagpur central Jail in last 31 years.
The last execution in Nagpur Central Jail was carried out in 1984 when Wankhede brothers from Amravati were hanged after being convicted in a murder case.
The first hanging at Nagpur Central Jail took place on August 25, 1950.
So far, 23 have been hanged at this jail and Yakub Memon is the 22nd convict set to be executed here.
Here is the list of all those hanged at the Nagpur Central jail (as per Wikipedia):
1. Pantheyadi Nandal was executed on August 25, 1950
2. Jakiya Narayan was executed on September 22, 1950
3. Siparam Nuho was executed on February 20, 1950
4. Sitaram Parayya was executed on June 26, 1951
5. Iramann Upyorsi was executed on August 3, 1951
6. Bhamya Goda was executed on October 4, 1951
7. Sardar Yaana was executed on January 12, 1952
8. Niyto Kaanhu was executed on August 3, 1952
9. Abdul R Imrankhan was executed on August 5, 1952
10. Ganpath Sakharam was executed on September 2, 1952
11. Sakhram Foksu was executed on September 24, 1952
12. Vinsa Hari was executed on March 19, 1953
13. Jageshwar Maroto was executed on June 19, 1953
14. Premlal Amrish was executed on July 4, 1953
15. Lotan Wala was executed on September 15, 1953
16. Dayaram Balaji was executed on February 3, 1956
17. Abhaskhan Wazirkhan was executed on August 28, 1959
18. Bajirao Tawanno was executed on February 15, 1960
19. Shyamrao Pandurang was executed on July 8, 1970
20. Nana Gaanghaji was executed on January 29, 1973
21. Moriram Shadyaji Godan was executed on April 17, 1973
22. and 23. Wankhede brothers were executed in 1984.