The court was told by Centre’s standing counsel Ripudaman Bhardwaj that the remains arrived in India on Wednesday morning and were in transit to the family in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.
Singh today brought back the mortal remains of 38 Indians from Iraq in a special aircraft that landed at the Amritsar International airport here.
Although 39 Indians were killed as the Islamic State took over Mosul in June 2014, the mortal remains of 38 were brought back as the identification of one body is still pending.
Sridevi's death | UPDATES: Actress' mortal remains brought to her Lokhandwala residence in Mumbai; funeral to be held today
The mortal remains of the superstar returns to Mumbai after investigations were completed, following her demise on the night of February 24.