Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: ICJ will announce the verdict today


International Court of Justice is going to announce the decision of Kulbhushan Jadhav case on Tuesday (today).

ICJ will announce the Kulbhushan Jadhav Case verdict on July 17. However, he is an Indian commander and in the custody of security forces of Pakistan.

Kulbhushan is accused for the terrorism and espionage in Balochistan. However, these charges are punishable by death under the law.

Anwar Masroor, the Attorney General Pakistan will represent Pakistani delegation in Holland that will also include Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal. ICJ 15-member full bench will read the verdict. The bench also includes a permanent Indian judge and one ad-hoc Pakistani judge.

In July 2018, Pakistan submitted the the 400 page reply that was prepared by the team of senior legal experts. However, the team is led by the attorney general.

In April last year, India submitted its response to ICJ after the World court ordered India to do so. India submitted response to ICJ in September 2017. However, Pakistan dismissed the Indian stance in its counter pleading in December 2017.

Pakistan stated that Kulbhushan Jadhav is not any ordinary person as he is involved in spying and terrorist activities in the country.


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