ISLAMABAD: International Court of Justice has ruled against Pakistan in the Kulbhushan Yadav case, saying that it has jurisdiction over the issue.
Justice (r) Shaiq Usmani has said that the decision is alarming because “ICJ does not have jurisdiction”.
"It's Pakistan’s mistake to have appeared there. They shouldn't have attended. They have shot themselves in the foot.”
The retired justice says the case will continue in Pakistan. “Until the ICJ gives it verdict, the case will go on in Pakistan. But he cannot be executed until the stay order is there. The proceedings will continue here.”
He added that the 40 days of appeal as permitted by the Field General Court Martial which convicted and sentenced the Indian spy.
"I think 40 days are over and the time to appeal is over. But if they want they can accept the time. The FGCM court can extend the time if they want."