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Pakistan Allows Wife, Mother To Meet Kulbhushan on Dec 25

Islamabad (December 08, 2017): Pakistan has granted permission to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and mother to meet him on December 25.

Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal during his weekly news briefing said a staff member from the Indian embassy will also be present during the meeting.

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On April 10 that year, Pakistan sentenced the RAW agent to death for carrying out espionage and sabotage activities in Balochistan and Karachi.

After his trial in a military court, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed the death sentence awarded by the Field General Court Martial under the Pakistan Army Act.Kulbhsuan Jadhav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was arrested on March 3, 2016, through a counter-intelligence operation from Mashkel area of Balochistan for his involvement in espionage and sabotage actives in Pakistan.

Jadhav, an on-duty officer for the Indian Navy, confessed to his crimes in a recorded video statement televised by the army last year following his arrest.

India had approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Pakistan refusal to grant consular access to Jadhav.On May 18, 2017, ICJ ordered Pakistan to halt the execution of Jadhav until a final decision in the proceedings.

“Pakistan shall take all measures at its disposal to ensure that Jadhav is not executed pending the final decision in these proceedings,” ordered Judge Ronny Abraham, president of the court, as he announced the decision.

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