New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who drew sharp criticism for his defence of 1993 Bombay blasts convict Yakub Memon, retracted his tweets and said he stands by his statement that Tiger Memon should be hanged for his crimes.
“I had tweeted that Tiger Memon should hang for his crimes and I stand by it. What i also said is that Yakub Memon should not hang for him,” he tweeted.
“I have not said or implied that Yakub Memon is innocent. I have complete faith in the judicial system of our country. Many lives were lost in the Mumbai blasts. And I have repeatedly said the loss of one innocent life is equal to the loss of all humanity,” he said in a series of tweets.
“My dad called and said I should retract my tweets as they have the potential to create misunderstanding. I here by retract them. I would like to unconditionally apologise for any misunderstanding I may have created unintentionally,” he added.
“I also strongly condemn those who are claiming my tweets are anti religious. I have always said I respect all faiths and I always will,” he added. (ANI)