IHC remarks over Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Jhadav case in ICJ
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) ruled on Tuesday that the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) ruling in the Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav case will be implemented in any case.
Hearing the government’s plea seeking appointment of a defence counsel for Jadhav, IHC Chief Justice remarked: “It is our responsibility to ensure a fair trial in the Kulbhushan case.”
“What is India’s stance in the case?” he asked a counsel representing the Indian High Commission in Islamabad.
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Barrister Shahnawaz quoted the high commission as saying that India’s External Affairs Ministry is holding meetings over the issue in Delhi.
Attorney General Khalid Javed Khan informed the bench that the government is willing to offer India consular access to Jadhav for a third time. The defence counsel said India is concerned over the detention of its national Muhammad Ismail despite completing his