Yakub Memon hanging: Chhota Shakeel calls it a 'legal murder ', threatens India of 'consequences'
New Delhi, July 31: A Day after Yakub Memon, a lone convict of 1993 Mumbai blasts case was hanged for his alleged role in providing logistic support in the same, underworld don Chhota Shakeel has threatened India.
Reportedly, Shakeel who is considered to be the right hand man of the Dawood Ibrahim has said that India will face consequences for hanging Yakub.
In a telephonic conversation to the TOI, Shakeel who is among the masterminds of Mumbai serial blasts along with Dawood, termed the hanging of the Yakub Memon as the 'legal murder'.
"What message has the Indian government sent across? You have punished an innocent man for his brother's act. The company condemns it. It's a legal murder". ..Woh (consequences) to hoga hi," Shakeel said in the contemptuous tone.
Fuming Shakeel further said that Indian government lured back Yakub to India on false promises and was used to take out crucial informations. When whole carnage of Mumbai serial blasts was orchestrated by silver smuggler and his brother Tiger Memon, why Yakub was punished, sulking Shakeel said.
"His( Yakub) family's visa was put up in Dubai. He called his family there and then surrendered. What for?" Shakeel said to TOI.
Lashing out at Indian Government, underworld man further said, "What has changed with this execution? Have you received anything new? He has suffered... Somebody has done something but you punish his brother. His brother is mental, you punished him too... mother too... Bring him and hang the one who has done it."
Reiterating that after this betrayal me and Dawood will never think about returning India, Shakeel said, "Somebody trusted a government but the government breached the trust. The company doesn't have any faith in the government. Who will come back to get killed?".