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India should have got consular access to Jadhav: ICJ

Press Trust of India  |  The Hague 

The International of Justice (ICJ) today said that should have been granted consular access to its national Kulbhushan Jadhav as per the Vienna Convention.

The ICJ asserted its jurisdiction over the case of Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by on charges of espionage and subversive activities.

The circumstances of Jadhav's arrest remain disputed, ICJ president Ronny Abraham said while reading out his verdict.

The 11-judge bench of the UN's highest is presenting its verdict two days after and gave their submissions on the 46-year-old former Indian Navy officer.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 16:02 IST