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Jadhav case: ICJ declines Pak's plea to play his confession video

Earlier, in the day, India demanded before ICJ that Pakistan annul the death sentence of Jadhav

IANS  |  The Hague 

Kulbhushan Jadhav
File photo of former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of 'espionage'

The (ICJ), which was hearing India's plea to suspend the death sentence to alleged Kulbhushan Jadhav, on Monday declined Pakistan's plea to play a video of his "confession".

The declined to play the alleged confessional video during the hearing of Jadhav's case, when Pakistan's session begin in the afternoon.

Earlier, in the day, India demanded before the that annul the death sentence of Jadhav and see that he was not executed as his trial was held under "farcical" circumstances in violation of the Vienna Convention.

The day-long hearing, which began on Monday morning, involves two sessions of an hour and a half each to India and to make their cases.

First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 23:45 IST
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