#YakubHanged top trend on Twitter

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New Delhi, July 30:  #Yakubhanged, a hashtag used by twitteratis to share their views about 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Yakun Memon's execution, was a top trend on Twitter on Thursday.

At least three out of the 10 trending hashtags -- #YakubHanged, #IndiaKaInsaf and #Memon at 9.30 a.m. -- were related to Memon's execution.

Also read: Live updates on Yakub Memon's execution

#YakubHanged top trend on Twitter

Yakub Memon was hanged to death early on Thursday in Nagpur prison. Hewas hanged at 6.35 a.m. and a medical team pronounced him dead a short while later.

Memon was hanged on his 54th birthday after several of his court appeals and clemency petitions were rejected by various courts including the Bombay High Court, Supreme Court, Maharashtra governor and the president.


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