Sarna seeks PM`s intervention in saving Indians on death row

Last Updated: Friday, April 2, 2010 - 22:47

Phagwara: SAD leader Paramjit Singh Sarna
on Friday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention in
saving from the gallows 17 Indians, mostly Punjabis, awarded
death sentence by a Sharjah court for killing a Pakistani.
Sarna, who heads the Delhi units of Punjab`s ruling party
SAD and Sikh religious body SGPC, would meet Singh on April 5
and ask him to take up the issue with UAE authorities, he told
reporters.
Out of the 17 Indians on death row 16 are Punjabis,
Sarna, currently touring Punjab to mobilise support for the
forthcoming World Sikh Convention in Delhi, said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, April 2, 2010 - 22:47

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