Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan submits second reply before ICJ

THE HAGUE: Pakistan has submitted its second counter rejoinder before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) pertaining to the case of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Newsone reported on Tuesday.

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According to sources, Pakistan gave detailed answers to India’s submissions before the international court of justice (ICJ). The reply was compromised of 400 pages.

The reply was submitted by Foreign Office Director India, Dr Fareha Bugti. This was the first reply by Pakistan in counter-pleading, and overall the second in the case so far, the source added.

On December 13 2017, Pakistan had filed its counter memorial before the ICJ, a world court in The Hague which is looking into the Indian complaint on the conviction of the Jadhav.

It is pertinent to mention that Jadhav, who was arrested in 2016 by Pakistan Military from Balochistan, faced trial of subversive and espionage activities against Pakistan, followed by hanged to death veridct by the Military courts.

The Indian authorities have called the execution verdict against Jadhav as sham and appealed to International Court of Justice to put stay on the death verdict and sought Pakistan consular access for Jadhav to contest his case in civil courts.

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