‘Our girl was murdered for her organs’, say parents of holiday girl
Santokh Singh Loyal (dad) and Amrit Kaur Loyal (mum) holding collects of their daughter Gurkiren Kaur Loyal, 8, who died on a family holiday in the Punjab, India
Grief-struck ... Amrit and Santokh Loyal with pictures of their dead daughter -
Birmingham Post and Mail
By FRAN WETZEL - THE SUN
Published: 14th May 2013
A BRITISH schoolgirl was murdered by foreign doctors who wanted to harvest her ORGANS, her devastated parents have claimed.
Gurkiren Kaur Loyal, eight, was on a family holiday to India when she was struck with a mild case of dehydration.
Parents Amrit and Santokh said they took their daughter to a health clinic where she was given a lethal injection.
They said that the schoolgirl dropped dead just seconds after a worker at the Punjabi clinic injected her with a mysterious liquid.
The youngster’s relatives kept a mortuary vigil over Gurkiren so that her organs died before they could be used in transplant operations.
But her family claims the body parts were still removed in a “medieval” post-mortem examination using a HAMMER and CHISEL — to disguise the cause of death.
When Gurkiren’s body was brought back to the UK only her eyes remained — making it impossible for UK medics to determine how she died.
Amrit, 50, said: “My baby was innocent and now I am devastated without her.
“Gurkiren was fine; she was chatting to us and planned to buy some gifts for her cousins.
“While we were talking an assistant came up carrying a pre-filled syringe and reached for the tube in her hand.
“I asked what the injection was for, but he gave me a blank look and injected the liquid into her.
“Within a split-second Gurkiren’s head flipped back, her eyes rolled in her head, and the colour completely drained from her. I knew they had killed her on the spot.
“I knew my innocent child had been murdered.
“They said they would use a hammer and chisel to open her but I demanded a more dignified, discreet examination.”
Amrit said the family was reassured that a dignified and respectful autopsy would be carried out.
But they were horrified when they found Gurkiren’s blood-spattered and torn clothes by an incinerator.
The devastated shop assistant and her postal worker husband gave statements to Indian police but said there was no evidence Gurkiren’s death had been investigated.
Once her body was flown home, the couple, from Hockley, Birmingham, had a UK post-mortem performed on their daughter.
But they were dealt a further blow when Birmingham coroner Aidan Cotter phoned to say that no cause of death could be found.
Amrit said: “He said it was impossible to come to a conclusion for the cause of death.
“They had nothing to work from; she had no organs in her body for them to take samples.
“I was mortified that all the pleading in India had no effect.
“There was no sensitivity, no humanity.”
A spokesperson for Mr Cotter said an inquest had been opened and adjourned as staff awaited the possible return of Gurkiren’s organs from India.
She said: “A post-mortem examination was carried out, but we were unable to ascertain a cause of death. We are doing everything we can to help the family.”
The Foreign Office confirmed that Gurkiren died on April 2 in India.
A spokesperson said: “We can confirm the death of a British national in Punjab on April 2, 2013. We provided consular assistance to the family at this difficult time.”
Birmingham councillor Narinder Kooner said she was researching similar cases, adding: “It’s highly probable that she had been killed in a bid to harvest her organs.
“People with money pay to help their family members. We are trying to build a portfolio of other cases.”