Judge who rejected Yakub Memon’s mercy plea Received Threat Letter: Justice Deepak Misra one of the three judges who has delivered the final judgement for Yakub Memon has received a threatening letter from unknown.
Threatening Letter Received By The Judge Who Rejected Yakub Memon Mercy Plea :
Deepak Misra one of the three judges who led the Supreme Court panel that rejected the mercy petition filed by the convict of Mumbai 1993 serial blasts yakub memon, received a threatening letter against his judgement.
According to the information from the sources Justice Deepak Misra received a letter from unknown saying that he will be targeted though he increase his security. A case has been registered by the Delhi police who started investigating the letter.
Security has been tightened to the three judges soon after they delivered the judgement rejecting the mercy plea filed by Memon. The court’s verdict for hanging Yakub Memon comes after an unprecedented hearing that was held at the Supreme Court at 3 am on July 30th.
Justices Misra, Amitav Roy and Prafulla Pant spent two hours starting at about 3 am on July 30 examining the new petition, before giving their judgement, they would not stop his execution hours later.
This is the first of its kind in the history of Supreme Court where the court has been opened in the midnight to deliver the judgement. As per the judgement Yakub Memon was hanged at Nagpur Central Prison on July 30th at 7 am, the hour set by the TADA court for execution of his death warrant.
Yakub Memon has been convicted in 2007 after the deadly attack in Mumbai in 1993 in which 257 people were killed as bombs exploded serially in landmarks across the city including the Stock Exchange. India faced severe damage due to this incident.