Dalbir Kaur, sister of Indian national and Martyr Sarabjit Singh who died in Pakistan jail has died on Saturday night. She was 67.
Her last rites will be conducted today at Bhikhiwind in Punjab. Also Read : Punjab Assembly Pays Tribute To Sidhu Moosewala
As per reports, Dalbir complained of chest pain last night after which she was rushed to a nearby private hospital. Later she died after suffering a cardiac arrest.
For the unversed, Sarabjit Singh, a farmer from Bhikhiwind in Punjab near the India-Pakistan border had mistakenly crossed over the border after having a couple of drinks. However, he was sentenced to death by a Pakistan court in 1991 for terrorism and espionage. Also Read : FIR Registered Against Punjabi Actor Rana Jung Bahadur For Hurting Religious Sentiments
He was kept in the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore for 22 years and after that, he was beaten up by his inmates and was taken to the hospital. Sarabjit received severe injuries in the head after the attack on him in the jail premises in 2013. After being comatose for five days, he was declared dead by the doctors at Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital.
A biopic on him was also released in the year 2016 which starred Randeep Hooda in the titular role.