ISLAMABAD - Indian embassy in Islamabad makes new development over Kulbhushan Jhadav case, Media Reports have suggested.
As per the media report, Indian embassy in Islamabad had contacted a couple of Pakistani lawyers to plead Jadhav’s case before the court of law.
Renowned international law expert Ahmar Bilal Soofi said Pakistan had various options to fulfil its obligation to conduct an “effective review”, adding that a special bench could be constituted to hear the matter while a committee consisting local and international experts might be constituted to ensure a fair trial.
The ICJ in its judgement had directed Pakistan to take all measures to provide an effective review and reconsideration, including, if necessary, by enacting “appropriate legislation”.
The court said the obligation to provide effective review and reconsideration could be carried out in various ways and the choice of means was left to Pakistan.
The ICJ asked Pakistan for an “effective review and reconsideration of the conviction and sentence of Mr Jadhav” so as to ensure that full weight was given to the effect of the violation of the rights set forth in Article 36, Paragraph 1, of the Convention and guarantee that the violation and the possible prejudice caused by the violation were fully examined. Likewise, the ICJ had also maintained stay on the execution of Jadhav till “effective review”.