Pakistan offers second consular access to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

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08 Jul, 2020 3:46 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has offered Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav second consular access.

This was stated by Director General (DG) South Asia at the Foreign Office Zahid Hafeez and Additional Attorney General of Pakistan Ahmad Irfan while addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The DG South Asia said that Pakistan has offered second consular access to India. “We have also offered a meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav with his wife and father as well,” he added.

Pakistan provides opportunity to Jadhav to review petition against sentence

Zahid Hafeez also said that Pakistan has enacted an ordinance to provide opportunity to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to file a review petition against his sentence and conviction.

He said a petition for review and reconsideration can be filed by Kulbhushan Jadhav, his legally authorized representative or a consular officer of the Indian High Commission at Islamabad High Court.

Zahid Hafeez said Pakistan has offered to assist in arranging legal representative for the Raw Agent.  He said Pakistan has repeatedly written to the Indian High Commission inviting it to initiate the process of review and reconsideration of the sentence and conviction of Kulbhushan Jadhav.

India should follow the due legal course

The DG South Asia said instead of using dilatory tactics and playing politics over the issue, India should follow the due legal course and cooperate with the courts in Pakistan to give effect to the judgment of the International Court of Justice.

Zahid Hafeez said Pakistan is fully cognizant of its international obligations and committed to implement the ICJ judgment on Kulbhushan Jadhav.

India committing state terrorism

The DG South Asia said that India has been committing state terrorism within Pakistan. “We have shared evidence with the international community in this regard which also recognizes that India has become a source of terroris. We will continue to expose true Indian face before the world,” he maintained.

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