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ICJ verdict on Jadhav a big relief: BJP chief Shah

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

chief today said has heaved a sigh of relief following the International of Justice's (ICJ) decision to stay the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav who had been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military

Welcoming the verdict, Shah said it would also come as a big relief for the former Navy officer's family as he hailed the Modi government's quick and effective measures on the matter.

In a statement, he also praised senior lawyer Harish Salve who was India's attorney at the Hague and argued the case before the global

Jadhav was sentenced to death by a military court in for alleged espionage and subversive activities, following which approached the ICJ.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 19:13 IST