1. Salman Khan shouldn’t be taken seriously for his ‘ridiculous’ Yakub Memon comment, says father Salim

Salman Khan shouldn’t be taken seriously for his ‘ridiculous’ Yakub Memon comment, says father Salim

Veteran Bollywood scriptwriter Salim Khan on Sunday lashed out at his son and actor Salman Khan after he made tweets in support of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon.

By: | Published: July 26, 2015 3:02 PM

Veteran Bollywood scriptwriter Salim Khan on Sunday lashed out at his son and actor Salman Khan after he made tweets in support of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon.

In Delhi, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon reacted on Sunday and said that Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s remark on the hanging of 1993 Bombay blasts convict Yakub Memon will not have any impact on the course taken by the government, administration and judiciary.

“Salman Khan’s remark is his personal opinion. The government, administration and judiciary will not change its course because of his statement…..Salman may be a celebrity. It is just his individual opinion. The courts and the government do their work based on merits and demerits of the case and not on Salman’s statement,” Memon said.

In a controversial tweet, Salman Khan has said that 1993 Yakub Memon should not be hanged as the real culprit is the latter’s brother Tiger Memon.

Yakub Memon has been sentenced to death for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

The Supreme Court had earlier this week rejected his last-minute appeal and upheld his hanging for July 30.

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    APUPADHYAY
    Jul 26, 2015 at 3:30 pm
    It is the courts verdict & must be honored. Any controversy or different opinion raised or fanned by the media, may cause communal tension & may harm especially the Muslims living in peace.
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