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Yakub Memon executed, offered namaz and read Quran before hanging

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.

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