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ICJ to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence plea today

The Hague(May15, 2017): The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will hold public hearings in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case today. India and Pakistan will present their cases to the ICJ over the contentious Kulbhushan Jadhav issue. The ICJ had on May 9 stayed the death sentence to the alleged Indian spy.

The ICJ, the United Nations’ principal judicial organ, will hold a public hearing at the Great Hall of Justice housed in the Peace Palace at The Hague (the Netherlands), where India and Pakistan will be asked to present their case over the contentious Kulbhushan Jadhav issue. Senior lawyer Harish Salve is representing India at the ICJ.

A Pakistani military court had sentenced Jadhav to death last month for alleged espionage and subversive activities. Jadhav was arrested on March 3 last year.

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