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Yakub Memon did not make a will

india Updated: Jul 30, 2015 12:52 IST
Pradip Kumar Maitra
Pradip Kumar Maitra
Hindustan Times
Yakub Memon hanging


Yakub Memon, the only convict in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case who was hanged to death on Thursday morning, did not make a will.

His local lawyer, Anil Gedam, who met Yakub on Tuesday, confirmed this.

“It is not legally necessary for the will to be executed in a court of law in the presence of a judge; a lawyer can do it. However, Yakub didn’t even do it through a lawyer,” he said.

Yakub's wife, daughter and other family members will inherit his asserts as per law.

Gedam, who met Yakub several times, said he was hardly interested ‘in materialistic things’. He said a calm and polite Yakub had been restless for the past few days.

Yakub -- brother of prime accused Tiger Memon in the serial blasts case -- and 11 others were sentenced to death by a special TADA court in July 2007 for the dozen explosions that ripped through India's financial capital, killing 257 people and leaving more than 1,000 injured.


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