New Delhi: Her sister Sabrina Lal, who fought a long legal battle to bring the killers of Jessica Lall to the court, passed away on Sunday evening. This information was given by his brother Ranjit Lal. Sabrina Lal’s last rites will be performed today (August 16).
Sabrina Lal was suffering from liver cirrhosis
Sabrina Lal’s brother Ranjit Lal said, ‘She (Sabrina) was unwell and she used to visit the hospital. His health deteriorated at home on Saturday and we took him to the hospital and he passed away on Sunday. She was suffering from liver cirrhosis (narrowing of the liver), due to which many parts of her body stopped functioning.
Sabrina had forgiven her sister’s killers
Last year, Sabrina Lall in an interview to PTI spoke about her plans to start a foundation in her sister’s memory to help women get justice. Jessica Lal was murdered in a restaurant in the national capital in 1999. She had said that she has forgiven her sister’s killer Manu Sharma. Last year, the Delhi Sentence Review Board had recommended the premature release of Manu Sharma, after which he came out of jail.
Sabrina Lal was very close to Jessica
Sabrina had said, ‘She (Jessica) was very happy and positive in her life. It is not limited to his birthday and anniversary that I miss him, I miss him everyday. I have put a lot of pictures of her in my house and I don’t want to forget her, these (pictures) keep reminding me of her.