No official info on visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother: India

Updated On : 27 Jul , 2017 , 09:07 PM
No official info on visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother: India  (PTI Photo)
No official info on visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother: India (PTI Photo)
New Delhi:

India on Thursday said it has no information on Pakistan providing visa to Kulbhsuhan Jadhav’s mother, neither has received any reply from Pakistan foreign ministry on the issue.

India’s ministry of external affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay said, “We have no official information on the change of status of the request made to grant the visa to Jadhav’s mother.”

There has not been any reply from Pakistan either to the request handed over by The Indian High Commissioner handed over a request to Pakistan as well as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had written a letter to her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz for grant of visa to Jadhav’s mother, Avantika.

A military court in Pakistan has awarded death penalty to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav on the suspicions of spying. However, India have rubbished al the accusations of Pakistan and moved to International Court of Justice against Jadhav’s death penalty.

The ICJ had on May 18 restrained Pakistan from executing the death sentence.

While Pakistan claims that its security forces arrested Jadhav from its restive Balochistan province on March 3, 2016 after he reportedly entered from Iran, India maintains that he was abducted from Iran where he had legitimate business interests.

First Published : Thursday, July 27, 2017 08:48 PM
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