Sunday, May 9, 2021
Home News Reports Pakistan humiliates Kulbhushan Jadhav's family, MEA issues a strong statement

Pakistan humiliates Kulbhushan Jadhav’s family, MEA issues a strong statement

The Pakistan intelligence services (ISI) had arrested Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian National and ex Navy commander on 3rd March 2016 on Terrorism charges alleging that he was carrying out subversive activities inside Pakistan on the behest of RA&W (Indian Intelligence agency). He was arrested from Balochistan during a counter-intelligence operation, as claimed by Pakistan, and was sentenced to death in a field general court martial on April 10th 2017. However, an Ex-ISI officer exposed Pakistan’s lie and confirmed tat Jadhav was abducted from Iran and not from Balochistan, as asserted by India.

India, in a particularly aggressive and timely manoeuvre, approached the International court of Justice and got a stay on Kulbhushan Jadhav’s execution on 18th May 2017.

After several requests for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav was denied by Pakistan, it finally conceded not to consular access, but letting Kulbhushan’s family meet him in Islamabad.

A day after his family met Jadhav, the MEA has come out with a strong statement condemning Pakistan for the inhuman treatment met out to his family. 

Ministry of External Affairs said that the meeting was conducted in a manner that violated the letter and spirit of the understanding between India and Pakistan.

MEA said that the Pakistani Press was allowed to harass and heckle Jadhav’s family and hurl baseless accusations at them despite the agreement that media would not be allowed close access to the family. The Pakistani officials offended the cultural and religious sensibilities of the family by removing Mangalsutra, bindi, and bangles. They also made them change their attire under the pretext of security precautions.

The Pakistani officials also stopped Jadhav’s mother from speaking in her mother tongue. She was repeatedly interrupted and eventually, prevented from speaking to Jadhav altogether.

The family was taken to meet Mr. Jadhav without the presence of the Indian Deputy High Commissioner. Even after the Deputy High Commissioner was taken to the room, after insisting that he does, he was kept behind an additional partition and refused access to the family.

The intent to humiliate was such, that even Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife’s shoes were not returned to her after the meeting was over.

The MEA also revealed that Mr. Jadhav was speaking in an extremely stressful environment and most of his answers seemed tutored. The atmosphere of the entire meeting was overall intimidating despite Pakistan assuring otherwise.

The statement concluded by saying that in the aftermath of the marring it is clear that this atmosphere was created to bolster a false and unsubstantiated narrative of Mr. Jadhav’s alleged activities and the entire exercise lacked credibility on Pakistan’s part.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Hemkunt Foundation, Rana Ayyub and Jignesh Mevani: How Covid-19 fundraisers could possibly be violating FCRA laws

A deep dive into fundraisers for Covid relief with questionable management which may be violating FCRA laws.

Chinese state media Editor accuses Subramanian Swamy of being ‘ungrateful’ over ‘war on COVID’, it doesn’t go down well for him

Chinese state media Global Times Editor Hu Xijin on Sunday accused BJP leader Subramanian Swamy of being 'ungrateful' after he tweeted that India is...

Patanjali was the first Indian company to publish a research paper on the new Covid-19 drug approved by DCGI: Read details

Patanjali had published a research paper on use of the drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose for Covid-19 treatment in March 2020

West Bengal: BJP leader Swapan Dasgupta files a complaint with the police on targeted persecution of its party workers

Dasgupta in his complaint to the police mentioned on record the names of all 260 victims, some of whom have been unable to return home after the TMC goons unleashed violence post their victory in the state.

Netizens call out actor Sonu Sood’s claims of arranging for plasma, bed for COVID patients

After multiple media reports and social media posts on how Sonu Sood was helping out migrants go back home last year amid the nationwide lockdown, Sood had written an autobiography, 'I am no no messiah'.

Here is how The Lancet used dubious sources to blame Modi Govt for the Covid crisis

Following the abrogation of Article 370, The Lancet had issued a strong condemnation of the Indian Government.

Recently Popular

Meet AAP’s ‘Delhi ke Nirmata’: Who is Navneet Kalra, the businessman on the run after oxygen hoarding scandal was busted

Oxygen Concentrators have been found at Khan Chacha, Nege & Ju bar and Town Hall restaurants in Delhi, all owned by Navneet Kalra

Arvind Kejriwal govt expels 7 journalists from Whatsapp group after report critical of govt handling of oxygen crisis, senior journalists keep mum

The Arvind Kejriwal government has been the darling of the media for a long time but it seems to want absolute devotion

Comedian Sanket Bhosale who had featured in ad mocking Rahul Gandhi booked for violating Covid-19 norms in Punjab

A week after the vandalism by the Congress workers in Mumbai, the Congress-led Punjab government has now booked comedian Sanket Bhosale, the actor featured in the advertisement, on the pretext of violating Covid-19 regulations during his wedding.

‘Dominance of one religious group cannot prevent religious celebrations of other’, says Madras HC after local Muslims object to Hindu procession

The Madras High court concluded that similar acts of 'resistance' by other religious groups would result in loss of lives, destruction of properties, riots, religious fights and chaos.

Chinese research paper, published 6 years ago by Chinese military backed authors, discussed weaponising Coronavirus: Reports

A 2015 research paper by Chinese scientists reveals nefarious plans to weaponise the SARS Coronavirus against the world.

Call girl from Thailand passes away in Lucknow due to Covid-19, had come to India recently with help from agent Salman

A call girl from Thailand has passed away in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh at the Lohia Hospital due to Covid-19.
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

254,885FansLike
540,465FollowersFollow
24,300SubscribersSubscribe