Kirpal Singh died of heart attack; Pak claims no conspiracy

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New Delhi, April 15: Disgruntled by the conspiracy theories in the death of Kirpal Singh, Pakistan said that it is wrong to brew up a storm out of everything. It confirmed that he died of a heart attack and there was no conspiracy behind his death.

As the country faces growing pressure from its neighbour to investigate the death, Pak foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said,"The Indian prisoner Kirpal Singh died on 11th April, 2016, due to heart attack. It is not appropriate to see everything through the prism of suspicion and conspiracy. He was kept in intensive care at the hospital but he could not survive".

Kirpal Singh

Islamabad is in touch with the Indian High Commission to hand over his body.

He further added,"We have communicated this information to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad. We are in contact with the Ministry of Interior and the Indian High Commission with regard to transportation of dead body back to India."

[Read: Kirpal Singh's sister, kin hold protest at Attari border]

Meanwhile, Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said,"Our Acting High Commissioner met DG South Asia in the Min of Foreign Affairs & asked for earliest possible repatriation of mortal remains."

The Government of Pakistan, further confirms that Shri Kirpal Singh died on April 11 at 2:55 pm due to heart attack. Sushma Swaraj, the external affairs minister, spoke to the victims family and assured probe. The entire family protested near the Attari border or Tuesday.

[Read: Had no money to raise a voice for Kirpal: Sister of dead Indian in Pak prison ]

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