Krishna Ghati beheadings: Paramjit Singh, Prem Sagar laid to rest; kin ask govt to avenge their deaths

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As India expressed its outrage over the beheading of the two Indian soldiers along the Line of Control by Pakistan Army, BSF Head Contable Prem Sagar and Indian Army jawan Paramjeet Singh were laid to rest on Tuesday.

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The two soldiers were killed in a ceasefire violation the ceasefire violation by Pakistan at LoC in Krishnagati sector of Poonch district in Jammu. Taking advantage of the cross-firing, Pakistan Army crossed the LoC and mutilated the bodies of the two soldiers. PTI

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Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju laying a wreath at the coffin of BSF Head Constable Prem Sagar after it was brought at Palam Airport in New Delhi. Sagar hailed from Uttar Pradesh's Tikampar village, near Deoria.

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Army personnel carrying the mortal remais of late Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh at his village Vain Poin, some 40kms from Amritsar on Tuesday. The two soldiers were a part of a joint patrol team inspecting the border area to check the veracity of an intelligence report that landmines had been planted there by Pakistani troops. However, reports suggest that this could have been a death trap meant to cause damage to the frontal posts of the army in the region. PTI

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Paramjit is survived by his wife Paramjit Kaur, son Sahildeep Singh and daughters Khushdeep Kaur (L) and Simardeep Kaur. His two young daughters, devastated after receiving the news, said that their father has laid his life for the nation and they are proud of him.

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Father of late Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh mourns as his body is brought at his village. Paramjit had only recently got a new house constructed for his family and he was planning to shift there soon. "Now only his body will get to enter the new house," Paramjit's brother told the press teary-eyed. PTI

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Paramjit's young son Sahildeep Singh salutes the coffin of his father after it was brought at their village Vain Poin, some 40kms from Amritsar on Tuesday. The bereaved families of the two slain soldiers have asked the government to avenge their kin's death and punish Pakistan appropriately for disrespecting slain soldier's bodies.  PTI

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Army personnel and villagers carrying the mortal remais of Paramjit for cremation as the entire village poured out to bid final farewell to the killed soldier. PTI

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Late Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh's mother mourns near her son's body on its arrival at their village. As the jawan's body was mutilated, the anguished family members cried foul over his death and demanded to "see his body". PTI

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Paramjit was finally cremated at his native village, with Army personnel and villagers in attendance. Paramjit was 42-year-old. PTI


Updated Date: May 03, 2017 13:42 PM

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