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Jadhav case would be taken to logical conclusion, says Pak minister

Khan claimed Jadhav's arrest prevented more acts of terror which his network had planned

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Kulbhushan Jadhav
Kulbhushan Jadhav

Indian prisoner on death row Kulbhushan Jadhav's case would be taken to its logical conclusion in accordance with Pakistan's and constitution, Interior Minister Chaudhary said today.

Addressing the passing out parade of Frontier Corps, Khan said certain elements are on the payroll of "our enemies" and receiving funds from them to stoke anarchy and unrest in the country.


Jadhav, 46, is "an Indian spy who was involved in heinous crimes against and was convicted as per the country's law," the minister claimed.

"The case of Jadhav will be taken to its logical conclusion in accordance with the country's and constitution," he said.

His comments came after International of Justice (ICJ) stayed Jadhav's execution and also endorsed Indian request for consular access to him.

The has come under a lot of criticism for its "mishandling" of the case at

Khan claimed Jadhav's arrest prevented more acts of terror which his network had planned.

"If we had not arrested him on time, he would have carried more activities against the country," he said.

He said Jadhav has confessed his role in across the country and "there is no confusion about this."

"Jadhav has been sentenced according to the constitution of because he was arrested in the country and was involved in anti-state activities," the minister said.

He rejected the impression that had agreed on the jurisdiction which would hamper Jadhav's execution.

Khan also said that relations with Afghanistan should improve but Islamabad will not accept the Afghan leadership to speak the language of "our enemy.

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