Islamabad: Pakistan will hand over to India next month the personal belongings of Indian national Sarabjit Singh, who died after a brutal attack inside a jail five months ago.
In August, Indian officials had formally requested Pakistani authorities to facilitate the return of Sarabjit's clothes and other belongings - retained by officials of Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore - to his family.
“We are going to hand (over) his (Sarabjit's) personal belongings soon,” Interior Ministry spokesman Omar Hameed Khan was quoted as saying by The Express Tribune.
The administration of Kot Lakhpat Jail has already transferred the items to the Interior Ministry.
“We have handed a copy of the Holy Quran, three other holy books in Hindi, a rosary, five sets of clothes, a sleeping mattress, a pitcher, a blanket and shoes to the Interior Ministry,” an unnamed jail official said.