Yakub Memon

#याकूब_को_फांसी_दो #SaveTiger trends as SC dismisses #YakubMemon’s plea

Short, disappointed post just tickled at the irony. In my post “Who profits from hanging Yakub Memon?” I had pointed out that hanging him basically means yet another dead witness in #India‘s grand tradition of dead witnesses against powerful criminals. Ironically, as the news of the #Supreme Court dismissing his curative petition on the day […]

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Yakub Menon even more strange – a case of Chinese whispers? #YakubMemon

At 1:52 this afternoon, Majid Memon, a journalist, wrote an article “Yakub Memon: Break the official omerta – In #Yakub Memon case, state displayed bad faith” about his perceptions about the case and how he had helped verify information Yakub Memon had got with him about the residences of #Dawood Ibrahim, Tiger Memon and another smuggler, Taufiq Jallianwala, […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

Who profits from hanging Yakub Memon?

Yakub Memon is the brother of Tiger Memon and provided him and Dawood Ibrahim financial assistance in the planning of the Mumbai train blasts of 1993. After the blasts, Dawood Ibrahim and the Memon family escaped to Pakistan, where they lived under the protection of the ISI. To make a long story short, anecdotal accounts […]

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