Wrote letter to wife before execution
New Delhi,Feb 11: Afzal Guru had written a letter to his wife Tabassum hours before he was executed on Saturday morning in the high security Tihar jail.
"He penned a letter to his wife before he was taken to the gallows," a top official of the jail said.
He said the letter, posted on Saturday, was written in Urdu but the jail authorities did not know about its contents.
Guru a resident of Sopore in north Kashmir, was executed at 8 am on Saturday and buried in the prison premises.
The mercy plea of Guru was rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee on February 3.
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