New Delhi: India will take up with Pakistan the issue of early release of Sarabjit Singh, the condemned Indian prisoner currently lodged in a Lahore jail, during the Home Secretary-level talks on May 24-25.
This was conveyed by Home Minister P. Chidambaram to Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, who met him in Delhi on Monday to request him to ask Home Secretary RK Singh to raise the issue of Sarabjit during the forthcoming talks in Islamabad.
"The Home Minister assured me that the Home Secretary will raise the issue of early release of Sarabjit during the talks with Pakistan. I am hopeful about a positive outcome in the meeting," Kaur said.
Kaur told Chidambaram that India should take the advantage of the recent bonhomie between the two countries and try its best to get the release of Sarabjit....more
02:48 PM, May 21, 2012