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Jadhav was arrested on March 3 last year by Pakistan security officials in Balochistan

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Pakistan set to execute Indian 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav

A Pakistani army today sentenced alleged to death for "for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan", the military announced.

"The spy has been tried through Field General Martial (FGCM) under Army Act and awarded death sentence," the military's media wing (ISPR) said in a statement.

Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa "has confirmed his death sentence awarded by FGCM," it added.

Jadhav was "arrested" on March 3 last year by security officials in after he entered from Iran. He has been accused by Pakistan of planning "subversive activities" in the country.

has acknowledged Jadhav as a retired Indian Navy officer, but denied the allegation that he was in any way connected to the

First Published: Mon, April 10 2017. 15:28 IST