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Sartaj confirms India petitioned ICJ for stay in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday confirmed that India has petitioned the international court of justice for a stay in death penalty of the spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. He confirmed this in a ceremony in Islamabad. Sartaj also confirmed India moved the ICJ the other day. According to a statement issued by ICJ on Tuesday, India filed a petition with the court urging it to suspend Jadhav’s sentence and declare that it was arrived at “in brazen defiance of Vienna Convention rights”. READ MORE: India moves ICJ for stay in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence The petition states that Delhi was not informed of Jadhav’s detention until long after his arrest and that Pakistan failed to inform the Indian spy of his rights. It also accused Pakistani authorities of violating the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations by denying India consular access to Jadhav.

ISLAMABAD, MAY 10, (DNA) – Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday confirmed that India has petitioned the international court of justice for a stay in death penalty of the spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. He confirmed this in a ceremony in Islamabad. Sartaj also confirmed India moved the ICJ the other day.

According to a statement issued by ICJ on Tuesday, India filed a petition with the court urging it to suspend Jadhav’s sentence and declare that it was arrived at “in brazen defiance of Vienna Convention rights”.

The petition states that Delhi was not informed of Jadhav’s detention until long after his arrest and that Pakistan failed to inform the Indian spy of his rights. It also accused Pakistani authorities of violating the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations by denying India consular access to Jadhav.=DNA

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