Advertisement

HindustanTimes Sun,31 Aug 2014

Panel seeks report on Punjabi youth's death in Malaysia

HT Correspondent , PTI  Chandigarh, February 27, 2013
First Published: 16:14 IST(27/2/2013) | Last Updated: 22:25 IST(27/2/2013)

The Punjab NRI Commission on Wednesday sought a report from the ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs regarding action taken by it to bring back the body of a Punjabi youth who died in Malaysia earlier this month.

Advertisement


The commission asked the ministry to submit the report on or before March 8.

A spokesman for the commission said the Punjabi youth, Sunny, a resident of Labour Colony, Amritsar, had gone to Malaysia about two-and-half-years ago to earn a livelihood. He died on February 13.

The spokesman said Sunny's family had taken up the matter with the Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur and the Malaysian high commissioner in New Delhi, who informed that Sunny's body would be sent back only after receiving the postmortem report, which may take around two weeks.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
more from Chandigarh

1-month deadline for fixing high-security number plates

After the CH-01-AG series, Registering and Licensing Authority (RLA) has begun the CH-01-AF series for affixing High-Security Registration Plates (HSRP).Starting from Monday, the RLA will set up a one-month deadline for vehicles owners of AF series to affix the HSRPs.
Advertisement

 
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved