Jadhav Case: ICJ To Pronounce Verdict On Thursday Afternoon


The Hague: The International Court of Justice will deliver its verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case at 3.30 pm on Thursday.

The ICJ, held a public hearing on Monday where both India and Pakistan presented their case over the Jadhav case. India on Monday demanded the immediate suspension of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence , expressing fears that Pakistan could execute him even before the hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was over.

Pakistan on Monday while presenting its case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Kulbhushan Jadhav issue claimed that “India has used this court as the scene of political theatre.”

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“India has used this court as the scene of political theatre. We will not respond in kind,” Mohammad Faisal, DG south Asia and SAARC, said. “India has been unable to provide an explanation for Jadhav’s passport which bears a Muslim name,” Faisal added.

On April, a Pakistani military court awarded death sentence to former Indian Navy official Kulbhushan Jadhav for alleged espionage and subversive activities.

India had on May 8 moved a petition before the UN body to seek justice for Kulbhushan Jadhav, alleging violation of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations by Pakistan after its 16 requests for consular access to the former naval officer was consistently denied.