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Yakub Memon executed, offered namaz and read Quran before hanging

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Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was hanged to death in Nagpur jail on Thursday morning.

Memon, woke up at 3.30 am on Thursday, was permitted a warm bath.

He offered namaz and read the Holy Quran at the Nagpur central jail before his scheduled hanging.

He was provided a set of fresh clothes and offered a breakfast of his choice.

Memon was sent to the gallows — on his 54th birthday on Thursday — after several of his court appeals and ,were rejected by various court.