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Pakistan to hand over Sarabjit's belongings

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

PTI PTI Updated on: October 28, 2013 17:44 IST


The move came after Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur requested Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to bring back his belongings.

Following this, New Delhi requested Islamabad to return his belongings and the money he had earned doing prison work.

On May 2, Sarabjit succumbed to head injuries he sustained when several prisoners attacked him within the jail.

Sarabjit had been sentenced to death for alleged involvement in a string of bombings in 1990.

India had maintained that Sarabjit, a farmer from a village located along the border, had strayed into Pakistan in an inebriated condition.



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