Sushma Swaraj to make last ditch effort to save Indian facing execution in Indonesia today
EAM Sushma Swaraj had said that all possible efforts will be made to save an Indian facing execution in Indonesia in a drug-related case.
New Delhi: The Government of India will on Thursday make all possible efforts to save an Indian facing execution in Indonesia in a drug-related case.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had informed on Wednesday that all that is required will be done. .
Gurdip Singh, 48, was found guilty by Indonesian authorities of trying to smuggle drugs into the country.
"Gurdip Singh is facing death sentence in a drug case in Indonesia. We are making last minute efforts to save him from execution on July 28," Swaraj had said in a series of tweets.
Singh, who is from Jalandhar in Punjab, was reportedly sentenced to death by a court in Indonesia's Tanggerang Banten province.
He is among 14 people facing execution after the authorities decided to resume death penalties.