1993 Mumbai blasts case: SC’s observations

The Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed the death sentence of Yakub Memon in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

Updated: Mar 21, 2013, 14:55 PM IST

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed the death sentence of Yakub Memon in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

The apex court`s observation was as follows –

  • Supreme Court upholds Yajub Memon`s death sentence in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
  • SC commutes death sentence of 10 other convicts to life imprisonment.
  • SC commutes death sentence on the ground that the convicts were behind bars for 20 years and their economic condition was weak.
  • Training of convicts in Pakistan materialised in 1993 blasts.
  • Management and conspiracy of 1993 blasts were done by Dawood Ibrahim and others in Pakistan.
  • The accused were trained in bomb making and to handle sophisticated weapons in Pakistan.
  • Pakistan`s intelligence agency ISI was also involved in the 1993 blasts.
  • Police, customs and coastal guards are also to be blamed for 1993 blasts.
  • Supreme Court upholds Yajub Memon`s death sentence in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
  • SC commutes death sentence of 10 other convicts to life imprisonment.
  • SC commutes death sentence on the ground that the convicts were behind bars for 20 years and their economic condition was weak.
  • Training of convicts in Pakistan materialised in 1993 blasts.
  • Management and conspiracy of 1993 blasts were done by Dawood Ibrahim and others in Pakistan.
  • The accused were trained in bomb making and to handle sophisticated weapons in Pakistan.
  • Pakistan`s intelligence agency ISI was also involved in the 1993 blasts.
  • Police, customs and coastal guards are also to be blamed for 1993 blasts.
  • Yakub Memon and all absconding accused (Dawood Ibrahim and others) were "archers" and rest of the accused were "arrows" in their hands.

    PTI