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Pakistan moves ICJ to rehear Kulbhushan Jadhav case

A military court in Pakistan has sentenced Jadhav to death on spying and terrorism charges

IANS  |  Islamabad 

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

on Friday filed a plea in the to rehear within six weeks the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court.

Dunya News said was set to re-challenge the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice after it granted injunction on Thursday on an Indian plea to stay Jadhav's execution.

According to law, Jadhav can challenge till the end of Saturday his death sentence in an appellate court. A military court sentenced him to death on April 10 on spying and terrorism charges.

Within 60 days of the verdict of the appellate court, the inmate can make a clemency appeal to the Chief of the Army, Dunya said.

A death row inmate is permitted to make the final clemency appeal to the President within 90 days of the Army chief's order.

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