Offer India to appoint lawyer for spy Kulbhushun Jadhav, IHC orders govt


ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has directed the government to make another offer to India to appoint a lawyer for Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

A two-member bench headed by Chief Justice Athar Minallah in the Islamabad High Court heard the government’s request to appoint Kulbhushan’s lawyer to implement the International Court of Justice’s decision on Kulbhushan.

During the hearing, the Chief Justice of the Islamabad High Court said that now the matter is in the High Court, so why not give India another chance.

The court, while offering India to appoint Kulbhushan Jadhav’s counsel, said that the Indian government or Kulbhushan may reconsider its decision.

On this occasion, the Attorney General said that India is running away from the decision of the International Court of Justice. We have issued an ordinance giving an opportunity to file a review petition against the sentence. India will be contacted again through the Foreign Ministry.

Later, the court adjourned the hearing till September 3.