Yakub Memon timeline

Jul 30, 2015, 09:24 IST | PTI

New Delhi: Time line of last-ditch efforts made by condemned prisoner Yakub Memon, convicted of 1993 Mumbai blasts, who was hanged in Nagpur jail this morning.

11 AM (July 29) - A 14-page mercy petition written by Memon is submitted to President Pranab Mukherjee's office.

4 PM (July 29) - The President sends the mercy petition to Home ministry for necessary action.

8.30 PM - Union Home Minister Rajnath drives to Rashtrapati Bhawan and conveys Government's decision rejecting Memon's mercy petition.

9.15 PM - Union Home Secretary L C Goyal and Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar arrive at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

10.45 PM - President rejects mercy petition of Memon.

10.45 PM - noted lawyers Prashant Bushan and Anand Grover reach residence of Chief Justice of India Justice H L Dattu with a fresh petition seeking stay of death warrant.

11:30 PM - Other judges arrive at Justice Dattu's residence.

01.00 AM (July 30) - Scene shifts to residence of senior Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Misra's residence.

01.30 AM - Lawyers reach residence of Justice Misra.

01.35 AM - Three judges - Justices Mishra, Prafulla Chandra Pant, Amitava Roy - agree to meet at Supreme Court at 2.30 AM.

02.10 AM - A constable of Nagpur Central Jail hands over a letter to Memon's brother at a hotel in Nagpur.

02.30 AM - Judges arrive in the apex court. Hearing deferred as delay in arrival of Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi.

03.20 AM - Hearing on the review petition begins.

04.50 AM - Court rejects the petition.

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