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Approach ICJ to free Jadhav: Plea in HC

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A plea was filed in the High on Tuesday seeking directions to the to approach the International of Justice (ICJ) to secure the release from of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

The plea said an Indian citizen had been illegally detained and wrongly awarded capital punishment by a Pakistani military without providing him a fair trial.

has not made public copies of the chargesheet against Jadhav and the copy of the judgment sentencing him to death, said Rahul Sharma, a social activist who approached the court.

Jadhav, sentenced to death on April 10, faced seven charges including espionage and waging war against Islamabad has rejected Indian requests for consular access to Jadhav.

The petition stated that the Indian must challenge the violations of international law by the Pakistan by taking the matter to the International Court of Justice.



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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 12:28 IST