Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Live: Pakistan agrees to hand over Sarabjit Singh\'s body, say sources


Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh died of cardiac arrest in a Lahore hospital in the wee hours on Thursday after being comatose for nearly a week following a brutal assault by other inmates of a high-security jail.

Sarabjit\'s death has angered the nation and political parties have demanded strict action against Pakistan.

9:10 am Sarabjit s body likely to be flown back in a special helicopter.

9:10 am Pakistan sources say Islamabad has agreed to hand over Sarabjit Singh\'s body to his family.

8:30 am: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde meets Sarabjit Singh\'s family and assures them that government is trying its best to bring back his body.

8:10 am: BJP\'s Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says Sarabjit s death has angered the nation.

8:00 am: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal demands independent probe into Sarabjit\'s death.

7:50 am: Criminals responsible for the barbaric and murderous attack on Sarabjit must be brought to justice, demands PM.

7:50 am: PM regrets that Pakistan did not heed pleas of India and Sarabjit\'s family for taking a humanitarian view in this case.

7:50 am: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expresses sadness over passing away of Sarabjit Singh.

3:30 am: Sarabjit should be declared a martyr, demands family.

2:00 am: Sarabjit Singh\'s death occurred at 1:00 am Pakistani time, says head of medical board.

1:55 am: Sarabjit Singh is dead, confirms head of medical board supervising his treatment.

1:50 am: Indian convict Sarabjit Singh is dead, say Pakistani TV channels but no official word on it.

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