After Jadhav Death Sentence, India Halts Release of Pak Prisoners

The court sentenced Jadhav to death for his alleged involvement in “espionage and other sabotage activities”.

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The death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav was confirmed by Pakistani army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa after the Field General Court Martial (FGCM) found him guilty of all the charges. (Photo Courtesy: YouTube/Dawn News)
  • On Wednesday, India decided not to release about a dozen Pakistani prisoners who were to be repatriated on Wednesday, according to reports by PTI.
  • The move came in response to a Pakistani Army Court verdict that came earlier that day, where they sentenced Indian ‘spy’ Kulbushan Jadav to death.
  • India has summoned the Pakistani High Commissioner, and said that if the sentence is carried out without observing basic norms of law & justice, it'll be a case of 'premeditated murder'.

(With inputs from PTI)

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