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Alleged Indian 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death: All you need to know about him

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav has been sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan for his alleged involvement in ‘spying’ and ‘subversive activities’.


By   |  Updated On : April 10, 2017 04:31 PM
New Delhi :  

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav has been sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan for his alleged involvement in ‘spying’ and ‘subversive activities’. 

The Indian government has acknowledged Jadhav as a retired Navy officer, however, it has denied his connection with the government.

Kulbhushan Jadhav had allegedly entered Balochistan from Iran, following which he was reportedly arrested. Pakistan has accused Jadhav of being a "R&AW (Research and Analysis Wing) agent” and planning "subversive activities" in the country. On the other hand, Indian government believed that he was picked up from Iran.

Here’s all you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav:

#Kulbhushan Jadhav is a retired Indian Navy officer. Pakistan alleges he is a spy for the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW)

#Kulbhushan Jadhav was reportedly arrested from Balochistan after he allegedly entered from Iran

#The Indian government believes that Kulbhushan Jadhav was picked up from Iran

#Pakistan govt had slapped terrorism and sabotage charges against Kulbhushan Jadhav in April 2016

#Pakistani adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told the country’s Upper House in March this year that Islamabad won’t extradite Jadhav

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#Pakistan had denied consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

First Published: Monday, April 10, 2017 03:56 PM



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