Clemency Plea

  • Sarabjit Singh to be released from Pakistan prison June 26, 2012

    Islamabad: In a major breakthrough in the Indo-Pakistan relations, President Asif Ali Zardari has pardoned Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, converting his death sentence to life imprisonment. According to the Pakistani media, the India prisoner will be released from the jail in the country following the orders. Reports further said that the Law...
  • Beant Singh killing: Punjab on alert before Rajoana's hanging March 27, 2012

    The government asked 15 paramilitary companies to be deployed ahead of Balwant Singh Rajoana's hanging on March 31. ...
  • Pak removes Sarabjit from death row cell: report October 28, 2008

    Islamabad: Sarabjit Singh, the Indian awarded capital punishment in Pakistan, has been removed from a prison cell for death row inmates in a Lahore jail. Geo News, the private Pakistani TV news channel, reported that the transfer perhaps indicates that the Sarabjit would not be hanged. The Pakistani government has not...
  • Pak Law Minister to meet Indian prisoner Sarabjit October 6, 2008

    Mumbai: Pakistan's Law Minister, Farooq Naek has scheduled a meeting with Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh. The minister who is scheduled to meet Sarabjit on Monday in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, has proposed to review his case of clemency. The Indian government had made a request for grant of clemency to the...