Yakub Memon: After 7 years of hanging, why did the controversy arise over the grave of the terrorist? Shiv Sena BJP face to face

Publish Date: 08 Sep, 2022 |

Terrorist Yakub Memon, who killed hundreds of innocent people in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, has been punished for his crimes. He was sentenced to death seven years ago but now pictures of his tomb decoration have surfaced, which BJP has accused Uddhav Thackeray of.

It is alleged that during Uddhav's CM, an attempt was made to make the grave of a terrorist a mazar. In fact, shocking pictures of the tomb of Yakub Memon, convicted of the 1993 bomb blasts in Mumbai, surfaced. Jacob's tomb is surrounded by marble, decorated with lighting.

Yakub’s grave turned into tomb

Yakub Memon was hanged in 2015 after being convicted in the 1993 serial blasts case in Mumbai. 257 people died in these blasts. After hanging, Yakub was buried in a 7-acre 'Bada Cemetery' in front of the Marine Lines railway station. A picture of Yakub Memon's grave is now going viral on social media. It is being claimed that Yakub Memon's grave has been decorated with marbles and lights. After the controversy deepened, the Mumbai Police started investigating the matter. The lighting arrangement at Yakub Memon's tomb has been removed.

BJP leader Ram Kadam has shared pictures of Yakub's grave. He alleged that Yakub Memon's grave was converted into a tomb when Uddhav Thackeray was the CM. BJP leader Ram Kadam said that Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar and Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the people of Mumbai for this.

Cemetery staff claims lights all over cemetery

When the cemetery staff was asked about the viral photo, he said that there are many such graves, which have been decorated with marble. Some people have taken a place for their relatives in the cemetery for a long time, for which they pay annual fees, similarly the place where Yakub Memon's grave has been taken has been taken from long ago, there are 3 more graves near Yakub Memon's grave. of their relatives. 

Ashfaq, the employee of the cemetery, says that it is someone's mischief to spread the talk of light. Because there are lights all over the cemetery. They burn from 6 pm to 11 pm. After that it is extinguished, but if someone needs to be buried during this time then this light is lit. Many relatives of Yakub Memon come who take care of the cleanliness of the grave. He said that on the day of Shab-e-Barat, the entire cemetery is decorated, lights are installed. Maybe this photo is from then.


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