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Sarabjit's family awaits Musharraf's decision
Onkar Singh in New Delhi | March 17, 2008 12:05 IST
Dalbir Kaur, sister of Indian prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh, is hopeful that
Burney had promised Dalbir Kaur that he would take up the matter Musharraf soon after a daily said Sarabjit would be hanged to death on April 1. He had been dubbed a RAW agent and sentenced to death for carrying out subversive activities in
His mercy petition was rejected on March 3 by the
"This morning I met Rahul Gandhi [Images] and he has promised to do whatever he can. He also promised to take up the matter with Congress president Sonia Gandhi [Images] and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh [Images]," Dalbir Kaur said after her meeting.
"I believe two more mercy petitions can be filed before Musharraf and this gives us hope," she said.
Those who are close to Dalbir Kaur allege "some persons close" to Sonia had not allowed the family to call on the Congress president.
Sources indicate that
Kaur blamed Kashmir Singh, who was released recently from
"That had an adverse impact on my brother's case," she said.