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IHC Orders Govt To Offer India To Appoint Counsel For Its Spy

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court said on Monday directed the government to offer Indian government and Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to appoint his counsel.

The court said Indian officials should be given an opportunity to give their stance while hearing a petition on appointing a lawyer for Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

A two judge-bench, comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb, heard the plea.

The court ordered Attorney General to approach the Indian authorities through foreign office and Jhadhav himself to make them a part of the hearing.

The attorney general assured that the government will follow the court’s directives.

The judged also instructed government officials to not make any sort of unnecessary comments on the Indian spy’s case.

The hearing has been adjourned till September 3.