Tiger Memon

  • 1993 Bombay blast case dossier never closed: MEA August 10, 2013

    New Delhi/London: A day after senior Pakistan diplomat admitted that one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim was in his country, India on Saturday said the 1993 Bombay bomb blast dossier has "never" been closed and it will not rest till those responsible for the heinous attacks were brought...
  • 'Bookies used underworld connection to threaten players' May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The cricketers and the bookies in custody in IPL spotfixing case are being interrogated for the third day in the national capital on Sunday. Sources are telling CNNIBN that Sreesanth resisted arrest by the Delhi Police. Sources also say Sreesanth was in a sedan when the police approached him...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Legal options available before Sanjay Dutt March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction under the Arms Act but reduced his sentence from six years to five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Dutt has to undergo three-and-a-half years imprisonment as he has already spent 18 months in jail earlier. The apex...
  • Car's recovery bared role of Memon family in 1993 case, say police March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The breakthrough in the 1993 serial blasts investigation was achieved with the recovery of an RDX-laden Maruti van registered in the name of Tiger Memon's sister-in-law, police said on Thursday. Till March 14, two days after the 1993 blasts, the investigation team consisting of 162 men and led by...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Sanjay Dutt's Saga continues March 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court has upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and his sentence was reduced from six to five years in jail. Sanjay Dutt, who has served 18 months in jail, will now have to spend another 3 years and 6 months in jail. ...
  • 1993 blasts: Masterminds Dawood Ibrahim, 'Tiger' Memon still at large March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court may have sentenced the key accused in the 1993 blasts case to rigourous punishments, including death for Yakub Memon, but India is yet to lay its hands on its masterminds, Dawood Ibrahim and Yakub's brother, 'Tiger' Memon. The fugitive duo is believed to be hiding...
  • News 360: SC upholds Yakub's death sentence in 1993 Mumbai blasts, Sanjay Dutt to be jailed March 21, 2013

    One of the 1993 Mumbai blasts case masterminds Yakub Memon's death sentence has been upheld by the Supreme Court even as 10 others, who were used to plant the bombs, have got some relief as the the apex court commuted their death penalty to life term. The apex court also...
  • RDX used in 1993 blasts maximum since WW II: SC March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The 1993 serial blasts in Bombay was the first terror attack in which RDX was used on a large scale since the World War II, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while dealing with the havoc caused by 12 coordinated explosions in the country's financial capital. "This was...
  • The 1993 Mumbai blasts: what exactly happened on March 12 that year March 21, 2013

    Mumbai: On March 12, 1993, the city of Mumbai was rocked by 13 explosions in different parts of the city. It resulted in 257 fatalities and over 700 were injured. According to some news reports, the death toll was over 300 and the number of injured stood at 1400. It...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Yakub Memon gets death March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the 1993 Mumbai blasts case masterminds Yakub Memon's death sentence has been upheld by the Supreme Court even as 10 others, who were used to plant the bombs, have got some relief as the the apex court commuted their death penalty to life term. Yakub was...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: Timeline March 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Over two decades since the first major terror attack India witnessed, the Supreme Court will on Thursday deliver its verdict on the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. Below is the timeline of the case: March 1993: A series of 13 bomb blasts rocks Mumbai, in the aftermath of the post-Babri...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: SC to pronounce its verdict March 21, 2013

    Mumbai: It has been two decades since a series of 13 blasts shook the maximum city. Over 200 people were killed, more than 700 were injured and a was nation shocked as Mumbai witnessed terror like never before. The 1993 Bombay Blasts case investigation has spanned several months leading to...
  • Dawood is going to live out his life in Karachi: Praveen Swami March 13, 2013

    Security analyst and senior journalist Praveen Swami joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on 20 years of Mumbai blasts & whether there is any possibility that India can bring Dawood Ibrahim and Tiger Memon to justice. Q. Why can't we do an "Israel" and take out these...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Can India nab Dawood, Memon? March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: March 12 is the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, a frightening event that shocked the nation and is also known a Black Friday. On the 20th anniversary of the dastardly attack in which 257 people were killed and 713 others injured as...
  • US puts sanctions on Dawood aides Chhota Shakeel, Tiger Memon May 16, 2012

    The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions against Dawood Ibrahim's two top aides, Chhota Shakeel and Tiger Memon, for their role in drug trafficking in the region. ...
  • US puts sanctions on Dawood Ibrahim's 2 top aides May 16, 2012

    Washington: The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's two top aides, Chhota Shakeel and Tiger Memon, for their role in drug trafficking in the region. The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Chhota Shakeel and Ibrahim 'Tiger' Memon as Specially...
  • US knew of ISI's links with Tiger Memon: WikiLeaks September 7, 2011

    Washington: American officials knew for a very long time that ISI had created various terrorist groups, including those based out from Nepal, to carry out attacks in India including the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast, according to the latest US cables released by Wikileaks. The US cables clearly show that Americans also...
  • Pak won't hand over wanted men, will send probe team December 9, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday turned down India's demand to hand over three wanted terrorists and criminals, including Dawood Ibrahim, but offered to send a highlevel delegation to New Delhi to carry forward the probe into the Mumbai attacks which were being linked to Pakistani elements. Pakistan's response, handed over by Foreign...
  • Dutt's gun supplier, 2 others sentenced June 6, 2007

    Mumbai: The designated TADA court in Mumbai on Wednesday sentenced Tiger Memon's bodyguard Sardar Shahwali Khan to life imprisonment in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Accused no. 97 Mulchand Sampatraj Shah, who had Shah had deposited over one crore of money belonging to key blast convict Tiger Memon in his...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Five convicted June 22, 2007

    New Delhi: A TADA court conducting trial in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case on Tuesday awarded sentences to five convicts. Special Judge P D Kode sentenced Parvez Qureshi to life imprisonment and fined him Rs 50,000. The judge held that Qureshi was part of the conspiracy till the last moment and was...
  • 5 sent to jail for '93 Mumbai blasts May 18, 2007

    Mumbai: A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act court in Mumbai on Friday sentenced five persons to three years in prison for their role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. This was the first time the court awarded sentences in the case. Yashwantrao Bhoinkar, Abbas Dawood Shaikhdare, Shahjahan Shaikhdare, Rashid Umar...
  • Will Gandhigiri help TADA convicts? June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: After protests, they are saying it with letters and flowers. The 68 people booked under TADA in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case have taken to Gandhigiri hoping that they will get a clean chit from the court. If Sanjay Dutt, booked under similar charges can be let free by...
  • CBI to extradite Tiger Memon's aide June 21, 2007

    Mumbai: Boosted by conviction of 100 of the 123 accused tried in the 1993 serial bomb blasts case, the Central Bureau of Investigation, the prosecuting agency, has initiated extradition proceedings in the United Arab Emirates against Taher Taklya, alleged to be an accomplice of prime absconding accused Tiger Memon, a...
  • '93 blasts: Memon's sister guilty November 15, 2006

    Mumbai: Four persons, including the adopted sister of prime accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts Tiger Memon, were held guilty by a TADA court for their complicity in the serial bomb blasts that killed 257 people. The four are Ahmed Shah Mubarak Shah alias Salim Khan Durrani, Aziz Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed...
  • '93 Mumbai blasts: 4 held guilty October 16, 2006

    Mumbai: The TADA court on Monday held four accused guilty for helping prime accused Tiger Memon in smuggling arms and RDX that were used in 1993 serial bomb blasts, but acquitted another accused for want of evidence. Muzamil Umar Kadri, Khalil Ahmed Sayyed Nazir and Gulam Hafeez Shaikh were convicted for...
  • '93 Mumbai blasts: 4 found guilty October 12, 2006

    Mumbai: A TADA court on Thursday gave verdict on the involvement of four accused who allegedly allowed prime conspirator Tiger Memon and his men to assemble arms and explosives smuggled from Pakistan. Sajjad Alam, 61, who assisted in transport of arms and explosives, was found guilty. Fiaz Mohd Khan was also...
  • Dr called cops, foiled one '93 plot September 26, 2006

    Mumbai: Mohammad Iqbal Shaikh, the man who parked the scooter at Dadar was convicted by the special TADA court on Monday. The scooter didn't explode because of the timely action of Dr Jaichand Mandot, who is now a community hero. Preserved by the residents of a narrow street in Mumbai's...
  • Officials helped Memon smuggle RDX September 26, 2006

    Mumbai: The special TADA court for the 1993 Mumbai Blasts delivered verdicts for the customs and police officers who colluded in the landing and transportation of RDX. A ragged coastline small boats and tiny huts along the sea shore Shekadi looks just like any other village along the Raigad coast,...
  • Memons' neighbours express wrath September 12, 2006

    Mumbai: The AlHusseini building in Mahim in Central Mumbai had been home to the Memons for years. While Tiger Memon ran a travel agency in the area, Yakub, his younger brother, was a Chartered Accountant whose business was growing. All that changed on the March 12, 1993, when Mumbai was ripped...