The government has given Indian Oil LPG distributorship to Sarabjit's wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughter Poonam Kaur on compassionate grounds, official sources said.
    
Another of Sarabjit's daughters, Swapandeep Kaur, has already been appointed as a naib tehsildar (revenue official) by Punjab government.
    
Sarabjit was convicted by a Pakistani court following his arrest on terror charges in 1991. He was being held in Pakistan's infamous Kot Lakhpat jail where he was attacked by fellow inmates in April this year. Severely injured in the attack, Sarabjit died a few days later at a Lahore hospital.
    
India had been maintaining that Sarabjit, a farmer based in a village situated along the border, had strayed into Pakistan in an inebriated condition.

(Agencies)

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