• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

1 lakh Indians fortify Sarabjit's mercy plea

By Super Admin
|

Lahore, Aug 27: Sarabjit Singh's mercy petition was fortified when one lakh Indians signed a petition seeking clemency for the Indian prisoner in Pakistan who is facing death row for his alleged involvement in the 1990 bomb blasts.

Sarabjit Awais Sheikh, counsel for Sarabjit said that he was able to collect as many as 1,00,000 signatures, including that of former test cricketers and chief justices, when he visited India recently.

"The signatories include former test cricketer Kapil Dev, Delhi's Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Syed Amin Hashmi of the Ajmer Sharif dargah, former Chief Justices RS Mongia and Rajindar Sachar, members of Indian human rights groups, Christian and Muslim bodies, doctors, engineers, lawyers, farmers and students," Sheikh was quoted as saying in new reports.

Now, the mercy petition will be submitted to the Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari which will in turn communicate the sentiments of Indians in the matter of Sarabjit Singh's case, Sheikh said.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more