1993 Mumbai serial blast case: Supreme Court rejects Yakub Memon's plea, upholds death sentence
A three-judge bench headed by Justice A R Dave rejected the review plea of Yakub Memon, the sole death row convict in the case.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon seeking review of award of death penalty to him in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
A three-judge bench headed by Justice A R Dave rejected the review plea of Memon, the sole death row convict in the case.
The apex court had on 2 June, 2014, stayed the execution of Memon.
Earlier on March 21, 2013, the apex court had upheld the death sentence of Memon.
The court had commuted the death penalty awarded by a special TADA court to 10 others, who had planted RDX explosives-laden vehicles at various places in Mumbai, to life term by distinguishing their roles from that of Memon.
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