Kulbhushan Jadhav Case highlights: Indian official meets Kulbhushan Jadhav after Pak grants consular access
Kulbhushan Jadhav case highlights: Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested by Pakistani security agencies in Balochistan on March 3, 2016, and charged with involvement in spying and subversive activities.
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Pakistan on Sunday granted consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav. India’s Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gaurav Ahluwalia, reached the Pakistan foreign affairs ministry earlier today and met Jadhav, news agency PTI reported, quoting Pakistan media.
According to Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested in Balochistan on March 3, 2016. He was charged with involvement in spying and subversive activities. In April 2017, Islamabad announced Jadhav had been found guilty and a Pakistan court sentenced him to death
India rejected the allegations and insisted he was kidnapped by Pakistani operatives from the Iranian port of Chabahar, where he was running a business.
In April 2017, Pakistan announced that Jadhav had been given the death sentence by a military court.
MEA minister S Jaishankar spoke to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother
The MEA minister briefed Jadhav’s mother on the day’s developments.
MEA says Pakistan is bound to provide consular access to Jadhav
MEA says Pakistan is bound by ICJ’s obligations and had to allow consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav.
MEA says Jadhav appeared to be under pressure to parrot a false narrative, according to PTI
Kulbhushan Jadhav appeared to be under extreme pressure to parrot a false narrative to bolster Pak’s untenable claims: MEA
Meeting between Jadhav, Indian official concludes
Meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav, Indian Deputy High Commissioner concludes. :ANI
‘Positive about his release’: Kulbhushan Jadhav’s friends
“We are very positive about Kulbhushan ji soon getting released. It’s a welcome move by Pakistan to give consular access. The only thing is that it should be unconditional. We have very high hope that soon he will be released,” Arvind Singh, a friend of Kulbhushan, told ANI.
Meeting between envoy and Jadhav at sub-jail: Report
The meeting between Gaurav Ahluwalia and Kulbhushan Jadhav is taking place at a sub-jail, reports news agency PTI quoting Dawn News.
Indian official meets Kulbhushan Jadhav
Senior Indian diplomat in Islamabad meets Kulbhushan Jadhav after Pakistan grants consular access, says Pakistan media. :PTI
India on Aug 30 reiterated it wanted consular access to Jadhav
On August 30, India had reiterated that it sought “immediate, effective and unhindered” consular access to Jadhav and was in touch with Pakistan through diplomatic channels.
Meeting begins between Indian official and Pak minister
The meeting between India’s Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gaurav Ahluwalia and Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s (MoFA) Mohammad Faisal, begins.
Indian official reaches foreign affairs ministry to meet Jadhav
India’s Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gaurav Ahluwalia has reached Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Pakistan offer comes amid fresh Indo-Pak tensions
Pakistan’s offer has come amid fresh Indo-Pak tensions which spiked after India abrogated provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories.
Pakistan has been trying to raise the issue at various international fora, but India has maintained that it is an internal matter.
India had rejected Pak’s initial offer of conditional access
The initial offer of conditional access by Pakistan, in August this year, was rejected by India, which demanded “unimpeded” contact with the 49-year-old Indian national. The access should be “in light of the orders of the ICJ”, India said on the August 2 Pakistan offer.
‘Hope Pak will ensure right atmosphere’: Indian officials
“We hope that the Pakistan will ensure right atmosphere so that the meeting is free, fair, meaningful and effective in keeping with the letter and spirit of the ICJ orders”: Indian official sources
Indian Charge d’Affaires to meet Jadhav
According to official sources, India has been seeking consular access to Shri Kulbushan Jadhav for the last 3 years. The matter of denial of consular access was taken to ICJ by India. The court gave a unanimous decision in favour of India. Today, after victory in the ICJ, India will be proceeding for consular access to Shri Jadhav. Indian Charge d’ Affaires, Shri Gaurav Ahluwalia, will be meeting Shri Jadhav.
India accepts Pakistan’s offer
India has accepted Pakistan’s offer to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav.
ICJ had ruled that Islamabad had violated officer’s right to consular access
The ICJ on July 17 said Pakistan has violated Jadhav’s rights under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations and sought a review of his death sentence.
Consular access to Jadhav in line with ICJ verdict: Pakistan
In a tweet on Sunday, the Pakistani Foreign Office said granting India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav was being done in line with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict.
Consular access for Indian spy Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav, a serving Indian naval officer and RAW operative, is being provided on Monday 2 September 2019, in line with Vienna Convention on Consular relations, ICJ judgement & the laws of Pakistan.— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@ForeignOfficePk) 1 September 2019