Zardari commutes Indian prisoner Sarabjit’s death sentence

June 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday commuted to life the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted more than two decades ago for terrirism, a media report said.

The law ministry has now asked the interior ministry to take the process forward.

Sarabjit Singh, who is in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail, was convicted following bomb blasts in Multan and Lahore in 1990. His family had appealed to Zardari for his release.

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