ADVERTISEMENT

No Chargesheet, We Don’t Even Know Who Defended Kulbhushan: MEA

Kulbhushan Jadhav has been under Pakistani custody for over a year, on charges of espionage.

Published
India
1 min read

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said India has not even received a chargesheet against Kulbhushan Jadhav and does not know who defended him. Jadhav, a former officer of the Indian Navy, has been sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan.

He has been under Pakistani custody for over a year, on charges of espionage.

We haven’t seen, we haven’t met [Jadhav]. He has been in Pakistan’s custody for more than a year. So the well-being and state of health of Jadhav is a matter of great concern.
Gopal Baglay, Spokesperson, MEA
ADVERTISEMENT

On being asked if India would score 100 in requests seeking consular access to Jadhav, Baglay said:

We wanted to get out on 0.

Pakistan has denied India's request for consular access to him over a dozen times in the last one year. The latest request has been made on behalf of Jadhav’s mother.

(With inputs from PTI.)

(At The Quint, we are answerable only to our audience. Play an active role in shaping our journalism by becoming a member. Because the truth is worth it.)

ADVERTISEMENT
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!
ADVERTISEMENT