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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.


Yakub Memon is No. 24 at Nagpur Central Jail

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.

 

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