ICJ rules in favour of India in Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Key points of verdict

ICJ rules in favour of India in Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Key points of verdict


India

Times of India


The International Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled in favour of India in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case and asked Pakistan to review his conviction and sentencing and also grant him consular access.

India had instituted proceedings at ICJ on May 8, 2017 in relation to egregious violations by Pakistan of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 1963 in the matter of arrest, detention and trial of Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav

Here are the highlights of the ICJ verdict:

* Court finds that Pakistan deprived India of the right to communicate with and have access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, to visit him in detention and to arrange for his legal representation and thereby breached obligations incumbent upon it under Vienna Convention on Consular Relations

* A continued stay of execution constitutes an indispensable condition for the effective review and reconsideration of the conviction and sentence of Mr Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav

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