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Pakistan to offer consular entry to Indian spy Jadhav tomorrow

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Pakistan will grant consular entry to Indian convicted spy Kulbushan Jadhav on Monday (tomorrow) in compliance with the judgement of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in July.

“Consular entry for Indian spy Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav, a serving Indian naval officer and RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) operative, is being offered on Monday 2 September 2019, according to Vienna Conference on Consular relations, ICJ judgement & the legal guidelines of Pakistan,” mentioned Overseas Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal in a tweet.

Commander Jadhav stays in Pakistan’s custody, for espionage, terrorism and sabotage, mentioned the spokesperson within the follow-up tweet.

Jadhav, the self-confessed spy, was convicted on April 10, 2017 for fanning terrorism in Balochistan and Karachi, virtually a yr after his arrested from Balochistan in March 2016.

India later knocked the door of the ICJ, which stayed Jadhav’s execution and pleaded the court to direct Pakistan to take steps to annul resolution of the navy courtroom; to launch Jadhav and to facilitate his secure passage to India.

Nevertheless, New Delhi’s pleas have been turned down and the ICJ 15-1 majority guidelines that consular entry needs to be given to spies beneath Article 36 of the Vienna Conference.

Because the ICJ verdict, Islamabad for the primary time final month formally supplied consular entry to the Indian spy.

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