Tabasum nd Ghalib wife and son of Afzal Guru the fruit merchant of Kashmir who was hanged to death will never see their breadwinners body who was taken for nearly ten years from his family and jailed in india before his execution. Local villagers despite the cold thronged the house of Gurus family to mourn his death. The family has asked Lawyers in Delhi to demand Afzals remains.
Afzal Guru’s belongings like books, clothes, spectacles and a radio are likely to be returned to his family by authorities of Tihar Jail where he was hanged in an operation shrouded in secrecy.
“We will follow the jail manual on the issue,” a senior Tihar Jail official said.
He said as per the jail manual, belongings of an executed prisoner has to be returned to the family.
43-year-old Guru had a “good” collection of books and he used to spend most of his time either alone or with books in his 16-feet long and 12-feet wide cell in Jail No 3. He had a radio and he used to listen to FM channels regularly.
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