Body of Indian prisoner Kirpal Singh, who died in Pakistan to be brought back to India

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New Delhi, Apr 19: Body of Kirpal Singh, the Indian prisoner, who died in a jail in Pakistan on April 11, will be brought back to India today, media reported.

A team of doctors will perform postmortem of Kirpal Singh in Lahore on Tuesday. His body will be brought back to India by afternoon.

Body of Kirpal Singh to be brought back

Refuting conspiracy in Kirpal Singh's death, Pakistan authority claimed that Kirpal complaint of chest pain after which he was rushed to a hospital where he died of heart attack.

However, his family members have denied Pakistan's claim that he died of a heart attack and have demanded that his post-mortem be conducted in India to ascertain the facts.

The Home Minister earlier assured the family members of Kirpal Singh of all possible help from the government, official sources said.

Read More: Kirpal Singh died of heart attack; Pak claims no conspiracy

Kirpal Singh's sister Jagir Kaur was accompanied by Dalbir Kaur, sister of another Indian, Sarabjit Singh who had also died in a Pakistani jail in May 2013. Fifty four-year-old Singh, who was serving a life term in Pakistan after being convicted in a 1992 bomb blast case in Faislabad.

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