A detailed investigation is ordered into the case. Sources in the DCM office, Mumbai Police, are being instructed to properly investigate the case and file a report.
Notably, the decorative LED lighting around Yakub Memon’s grave was removed earlier today.
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Earlier, the chairman of Juma Masjid accepted that the tomb was decorated, but also noted that no special permission was given for Yakub’s tomb. The Bada Kabrastan site, where Yakub is buried in Mumbai, falls under the jurisdiction of the Burial Waqf Board.
Notably, Yakub Memon was convicted in the 1993 Mumbai bombings for his financial involvement in the act. He was hanged in Nagpur Central Prison on 30 July 2015. Yakub’s brother Tiger Memon is one of the prime suspects in the terrorist act.