Pakistan categorically dismisses India’s stance in Jhadav case in ICJ

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THE HAGUE: In her reply submitted to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in connection with Jhadav case, Pakistan has categorically dismissed India’s stance.
Pakistan has stated that Jadhav was not an ordinary convict and that the case did not fall under the jurisdiction of the Vienna Convention.
Foreign Office’s Director India, Fariha Bugti submitted the reply.
According to media reports, attorney general, Pakistan’s legal team in the case and officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs jointly prepared the reply.
Reports added that the document included details of Jadhav’s involvement in subversive activities inside Pakistan, his trial and sentencing.
The reply also encompassed the charge-sheet against the convicted Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) operative and narrates Pakistan’s stance in a comprehensive manner, the reports added.
Commander Jadhav, an on-duty Indian navy officer working for Indian covert agency RAW, was arrested on March 3, 2016, from Balochistan, after he entered into Pakistan from Iran.
On April 10, Pakistan sentenced the RAW agent to death for carrying out espionage and sabotage activities in Balochistan and Karachi.


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