New Delhi: India on Thursday asked Pakistan to free Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row who was convicted for alleged involvement in multiple blasts in Lahore and Multan in 1990, on humanitarian grounds.
"It is not our case that he was involved (in those blasts)," External Affairs Minister SM Krishna told the Rajya Sabha during question hour. "We don't share Pakistan's view of his involvement."
The minister stressed that India has taken up the matter with the Pakistani government 'very seriously'.
Members also sought details of Khaleel Chishty, an 80-year-old Pakistani doctor undergoing life imprisonment in a jail in Ajmer for murder....more
04:40 PM, Aug 11, 2011