Monday, August 29, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Sarabjit''s family approaches National Commission for ST/SC

Sarabjit''s family approaches National Commission for ST/SC
PTI | 11:08 PM,Aug 27,2011

Amritsar, Aug 27 (PTI) Family members of Sarabjit Singh, who is facing
death row in Pakistan, today again approached Vice-Chairman of
National Commission for SC/ST Raj Kumar Verka to do the needful for
his safe repatriation.Sarbjit's wife Sukhpreet Kaur, daughters
Swapndeep Kaur and Poonam pleaded Kumar to urge the Union government
to take up the issue at the earliest.Kumar assured the family of doing
the needful and said a notice was issued to Ministries of Foreign
Affairs and Home Affairs to ask about the government's effort and the
development in the case.Sarabjit's family members said it was the
right time for the government to take up the case of Sarbjit on
diplomatic level so that he could return to his family.The Indian
national, called Manjit Singh in Pakistan, was sentenced to death for
a string of bomb blasts in Lahore and Multan in 1990 in which 14
people were killed.He was set to be hanged on April one, 2008 but the
execution was put off after Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani

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