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ICJ president to discuss further procedure in Kulbhushan Jadhav case with India, Pak

India Moved The ICJ Against The Death Penalty To Jadhav On May 8. The Next Day, The Global Court Gave Jadhav, 46, A Lease Of Life And Stayed The Death Sentence As A Provisional Measure.

PTI | Updated on: 08 Jun 2017, 12:44:46 PM

New Delhi:

President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Ronny Abraham will on Friday discuss the further procedure in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case with both India and Pakistan.

According to sources, India will be represented by its ‘agent’ who also appeared during the last public hearing on May 18.

The Ministry of External Affairs joint secretary in-charge of Pakistan division, Deepak Mittal, represented the case during the hearing.

The further procedure will be discussed by the ICJ president with both the parties, sources said.

India moved the ICJ against the death penalty to Jadhav on May 8. The next day, the global court gave Jadhav, 46, a lease of life and stayed the death sentence as a provisional measure.

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Pakistan claims its security forces arrested Jadhav from its restive Balochistan province on March 3 last year after he reportedly entered from Iran. However, India maintains that he was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Indian Navy.

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First Published : 08 Jun 2017, 12:33:00 PM

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