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Yakub Memon hanged, but the trial yet to be finished


Yakub Memon has been hanged to death but the trial seeks to ascertain in which underworld dons Abu Salem and Mustafa Dossa alias Mustafa Majnu is yet to be completed. In the final outcome of BBC-I, 123 of the 100 accused was convicted and 23 were acquitted. The BBC-II involves accused who were arrested or extradited or deported later.

The trial was conducted by the special TADA court in a barrack inside the high security Arthur Road jail in Mumbai. Since the BBC-I had so many accused. The BBC-II trial is being held in the special TADA court inside the Mumbai Sessions Court.

The court had a discussion whether the evidence recorded during the trial in BBC-I be used in BBC-II. Incidentally, in the main trial there were two prosecution witnesses — PW1 and PW2 (name withheld) —however, in the second case there are no approvers.

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