India carries out rare execution and Memon is only the forth  convict executed in the country since 2000. However, many more convicts were executed before Memon. Here is the list:

Afzal Guru (February 9, 2013)
Afzal was convicted of conspiracy in the December, 2001 Parliament attack and sentenced to death by the Supreme Court in 2004. On December 13, 2001, five heavily-armed terrorists had stormed the Parliament complex and opened indiscriminate fire, killing nine people.


Ajmal Kasab (November 21, 2012)
Ajmal Kasab, the sole Pakistani gunman involved in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks to have been captured alive, was hanged to death at the Yerwada Central Prison in Pune on November 21, 2012, in an operation that was shrouded in secrecy. 166 people, including some foreigners, had been killed in the most brazen terror assault.



Dhananjoy Chatterjee (August 14, 2004)

Dhananjoy Chatterjee, a security guard in West Bengal, was executed under murder and rape charges of 18-year-old Hetal Parekh at her apartment in Bhowanipur on March 5, 1990.


Auto Shankar (April 27, 1995)
Popular as 'Auto Shankar', Gowri Shankar was guilty of six brutal murders in two years. This Indian serial killer was hanged to death in Salem Central Prison, Tamil Nadu.


Kehar Singh (January 6, 1989)
Kehar Singh was executed for plotting conspiracy in the Indira Gandhi assassination case, carried out by Satwant Singh and Beant Singh.

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