New Delhi: Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh who was killed in a Pakistani jail in 2013 after he was crushed up by inmates, died on Saturday in Amritsar. Her final rites shall be carried out in the present day at Bhikhiwind in Punjab. Based on PTI, her household mentioned that on Saturday Kaur had complained of extreme chest ache after which she was taken to a non-public hospital in Amritsar the place she handed away. Sarabjit Singh’s daughter Poonam, mentioned that the 67-year-old was already affected by a lung an infection for the previous 12 months.
Her situation was described as important by the docs on the hospital and Kaur was instantly admitted to the ICU. Poonam mentioned that Dalbir Kaur was declared useless by the hospital after just a few hours. She mentioned that Dalbir’s final rites shall be carried out within the afternoon in Bhikhiwind, her native city within the Tarn Taran district.
In April 2013, Sarabjit Singh who had been in jail for 22 years was attacked by his inmates in Kot Lakhpat jail, Lahore. The 49-year-old was declared useless by docs at Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital after being comatose for 5 days as a result of extreme accidents within the head.
Based on ANI, Sarbjit Singh was a farmer from Bhikhiwind city in Punjab, who used to dwell close to the India-Pakistan border. He had mistakenly crossed over the border after having a few drinks. He was convicted of terrorism and spying by a Pakistani court docket and was sentenced to loss of life in 1991. Nonetheless, the Pakistani authorities had stayed his execution for an indefinite interval in 2008, reported PTI.
In the course of the 22 years, he had been in jail, his older sister Dalbir Kaur had fought in opposition to the system to launch her brother. Kaur had all the time insisted that her brother, Singh was harmless and had strayed into Pakistan by mistake when he was arrested.
Based on PTI, Kaur had additionally visited the Kot Lakhpat Rai Jail in Lahore twice alongside along with her members of the family, together with two daughters and the spouse of Sarbjit Singh, to investigate about his well-being. After his loss of life, Sarabjit’s physique was introduced from Lahore to Amritsar the place his final rites have been held.
The Ministry of Exterior Affairs had requested the Pakistani authorities to conduct a probe into Singh’s loss of life, whereas his sister, Dalbir Kaur had additionally referred to as for an inquiry into the case and mentioned: “If the assault was deliberate by the federal government itself, then there is no such thing as a want for an inquiry. But when Sarabjit was attacked with out the information of the authorities, then an inquiry is certainly wanted”, reported ANI.