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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India submits second round of pleadings at ICJ

India first approached the ICJ on May 8, 2017, for violations of the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations by Pakistan in the matter

IANS  |  New Delhi 

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on Tuesday filed its second round of pleadings to the (ICJ) at The Hague regarding the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged espionage charges.

"In keeping with the order of the of January 17, 2018, today (Tuesday) submitted its reply in the court in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav," the said in a statement.

first approached the on May 8, 2017, for violations of the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations by in the matter.

The Court had on May 18 indicated provisional measures as requested by India and passed an order obligating to not carry out the sentence that was awarded to Jadhav through a farcical trial by a military court in

According to the court's order, India had filed written pleadings - also known as "memorial" - in the case on September 13 last year and Pakistan filed its counter-memorial on 13 December 2017.

According to the statement, India has now filed its reply to Pakistan's submissions to the court and Islamabad has been given time till July 17, 2018, by the court to file its response.

"India remains committed to make all possible efforts to secure and protect the rights of Jadhav," the statement said.

First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 21:26 IST
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