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'Crux of Pakistan's case at ICJ based on Jadhav's confession'

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

is likely to base its case at the International of Justice (ICJ) against on the confession statement of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, a media report said.

and are engaged in a legal battle at The Hague-based ICJ over the death sentence given to Jadhav by a military here over his alleged involvement in sabotage and espionage activities inside

During today's hearing, said Pakistan violated international laws by denying consular access to Jadhav. Pakistan will present its arguments later in the day.

Senior Pakistani officials stated that the incarcerated Jadhav's confession is the "crux" of Islamabad's case, Geo reported.

Pakistani legal experts are of the view that India's case at the global legal tribunal is weak.

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 16:07 IST