Pakistan method in Kulbhushan Jadhav case farcical: India

New Delhi, July 23

India on Thursday accused Pakistan of blocking all authorized treatments to Indian demise row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav.

MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava additionally mentioned Pakistan adopted a “farcical approach” in dealing with the case, including India is exploring out there choices within the matter.

“In the absence of an unimpeded and unhindered consular access as well as of the relevant documents, as a last resort, India tried to file a petition on July 18,” he mentioned throughout a web based media briefing.

“However, our Pakistani lawyer informed that a review petition could not be filed in the absence of power of attorney and supporting documents related to the case of Jadhav,” he added.

Pakistan had earlier this month mentioned July 20 is the final date of submitting a assessment petition by Jadhav towards the demise sentence handed all the way down to him by a Pakistani navy court docket.

The 50-year-old retired Indian Navy officer was sentenced to demise by the Pakistani navy court docket on fees of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.

India approached the International Court of Justice towards Pakistan for denial of consular entry to Jadhav and difficult the demise sentence.

The Hague-based ICJ dominated in July 2019 that Pakistan should undertake an “effective review and reconsideration” of the conviction and sentence of Jadhav and in addition to grant consular entry to India with out additional delay. PTI


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