Yakub Memon


Age: 53

Summary: Indian terrorist and chartered accountant who was convicted by the Special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities court in 2007 over his involvement in the 1993 Bombay bombings that left 257 people dead and also reflected on various arguments amid a debate over the capital punishment at India's top supreme court that had recently dismissed his last-ditch appeals against the death sentence for his role as key conspirator behind the 12 serial blasts that ripped through several hotels, marketplaces and buildings in Mumbia, India and whose brother Tiger Memon is one of the prime suspects in the bombings.

Cause of Death: Executed by hanging

Born: July 30, 1962

Died: July 30, 2015

Nagpur, India