//Sarabjit's family seeks presidential intervention

Sarabjit's family seeks presidential intervention

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 (New Delhi):

The family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian national who is facing execution in Pakistan for alleged spying, met President APJ Abdul Kalam on Wednesday.

The family requested President Kalam to intervene in the case and save Sarabjit’s life.

Sarabjit’s sister Dalbir Kaur and his daughter Poonam also requested the President to help them obtain a passport and a Pakistani visa.

Dalbir said President Kalam asked her to apply for a passport and assured her that he and the Indian government will appeal for Sarabjit.