Home News Reports Fresh development in Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India submits second round of pleadings at ICJ

Fresh development in Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India submits second round of pleadings at ICJ

India on Tuesday filed its second round of pleadings to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague regarding the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged espionage charges.

A spokesperson of The Ministry of external affairs confirmed that “As per the Court order, India had filed written pleadings (Memorial) in the case on 13 September 2017 and Pakistan filed its Counter-Memorial on 13 December 2017. Today, India filed its Reply to Pakistan’s submissions to the Court. Pakistan has been given time till 17 July 2018 by the Court to file its response (Rejoinder).”

India first approached the Court on 8th May last year for egregious violation of the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 1963 by Pakistan in the matter.

- Advertisement - - Article resumes -

The Court had on 18 May last year indicated provisional measures as requested by India and passed an order obligating Pakistan to not carry out the sentence that was awarded Jadhav through a farcical trial by the Military Court of Pakistan.

Pakistan claims that its security forces arrested Jadhav from restive Balochistan province on March 3, 2016, after he reportedly entered from Iran. However, India maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Navy. Jadhav’s sentencing had evoked a sharp reaction in India.

It is said that one of the most important pillars of any democracy is the media. Media acts as a watchdog, keeping an eye on and bringing the truth to the fore, unfortunately, a controversial publication ‘The Quint’, had earlier in its reports declared that Kulbushan Jadhav was an Indian spy. Opindia then had rebutted their fantasy story point by point and detailed why they should be ashamed of themselves.

The Ministry of External Affairs said India remains committed to making all possible efforts to “secure and protect” the rights of Jadhav.

Sharing is caring - Share This Post and Support:
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Most read articles recently

Here is what RVS Mani, bureaucrat of Congress era, has to say about Hemant Karkare and his involvement in ‘Saffron terror’ narrative

With reference to Hemant Karkare, RVS Mani makes some startling revelations in his book.

Read details: Rahul Gandhi lands in a soup over his Amethi nomination, scrutiny postponed after questions raised on his British citizenship

After four objections filed against Rahul Gandhi's nomination from Amethi, scrutiny of his nomination postponed by 2 days

With Rahul Gandhi contempt notice up for hearing, CJI says allegations to dissuade him for hearing important cases

CJI Gogoi also said, in response to the sexual harassment allegations, that this is a pressure tactic to dissuade him from hearing important cases that are up for hearing next week.

Chief Justice of India alleges ‘larger plot’ and pressure tactics after leftist websites break story of alleged sexual harassment

Today, the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi was accused of sexual harassment by a former employee.

Congress uses photograph of police officer killed by Muslim mob as example of Hindu lynch mob victim

In a video titles bhakt charitra, police officer killed by Islamic separatists used as a victim of Hindu lynch mob by Congress party

Air Vistara feels honoured to have decorated Kargil War hero Major Gen G D Bakshi onboard, ‘liberals’ decide to shame them

'Liberals' decide to switch loyalties to another airline after Air Vistara feels honoured to have Major Gen G D Bakshi onboard

Congress dare not say a word on Sadhvi Pragya and here’s why

Sadhvi Pragya suffered unspeakable torture under police custody for eight years, to the extent that it left her paralysed, during the Congress regime

Samajwadi Party friendly ‘journalist’ associated with The Wire caught spreading lies about Yogi Adityanath, deletes tweet after getting called out

Rohini Singh, who is notoriously known for her propaganda, along with her colleague Prashant Kanojia, has yet again posted fake news to target the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

BSE slams propagandist Kunal Kamra for ‘unauthorised and illegal use of BSE building for nefarious activities’, contemplates legal action

Kamra had Photoshopped a BSE building image which could have triggered a panic at the stock market

Latest articles

Connect with us

156,337FansLike
129,074FollowersFollow
54,015SubscribersSubscribe

Don't miss these

Sharing is caring - Share This Post and Support: