India Pak Military Court Rejects Mercy Plea Of Kulbhushan Jadhav

17:20  16 july  2017
17:20  16 july  2017 Source:   ndtv.com

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Pakistan Military Court has rejected mercy petition of Kulbhushan Jadhav . Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa is now considering the appeal of former Indian Naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav , who was awarded death sentence for espionage by its military court .

Decision On Kulbhushan Jadhav 's Mercy Plea Now With Pakistan Army Chief. His mercy petition has already been rejected by a military court . General Bajwa, before whom a mercy petition was filed last month, will decide the case on merit, ISPR, the media wing of the Pak army, said in a statement.

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New Delhi: A military court in Pakistan has rejected the mercy petition of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death in Pakistan. The decision now rests with the Pakistan army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is analyzing the "evidence" against him, said ISPR, the media wing of the Pak army. The mercy petition was filed before Gen Bajwa last month, said ISPR in a statement issued on June 22.

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Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa is “analysing” the evidence against Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav , sentenced to death by a military court , and will decide his appeal on merit, the army said on Sunday.

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A military court in Pakistan has sentenced Mr Jadhav, an Indian national, to death, accusing him of spying. India has rubbished the allegations. Following an appeal by India, the International court of Justice in Hague has asked Pakistan to hold off the execution of Mr Jadhav till it reached its final verdict. The court also agreed with India that Pakistan had illegally withheld consular access to Mr Jadhav.

  Pak Military Court Rejects Mercy Plea Of Kulbhushan Jadhav © Provided by Hindustan Times

Following an appeal by India, the International court of Justice in Hague has asked Pakistan to hold off the execution of Mr Jadhav till it reached its final verdict. The court also agreed with India that Pakistan had illegally withheld consular access to Mr Jadhav.

Pakistan claims Mr Jadhav was arrested Jadhav from the restive Balochistan province on March 3 last year. India said the former Navy officer was kidnapped from Iran, where he was conducting a business.

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