Abdul Gani Turk a Mumbai 1993 blast convict lodge in Nagpur Central Jail, died here due to illness.
However , the Jail authorities refused to clear the exact reason of death. They said Turk’s was not well and was rushed to the Government Medical College & Hospital where he died during treatment.
Turk was undergoing treatment at the prison hospital. He fell unconscious after which he was rushed to GMHC where doctors declared him dead.
Turk was one of the 12 accused who got death sentenced for playing role in the Mumbai blast on March 12, 1993. At leats 113 people were killed in the blast.
After his arrest, Turk was placed in Yerwada Jail, Pune. He was later shifted to Nagpur Central Jail in 2012.