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    India failed to appoint lawyer to represent Jadhav: Pak court informed

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    October 6, 2020 8:16:20 pm





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    Fifty-year-old retired Indian Navy officer Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.

    A Pakistani court was on Tuesday informed that India has failed to appoint a lawyer to represent death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav in the case of the review of his death sentence by a military court in this country.

    This comes after Pakistan on Thursday once again rejected India's demand that an Indian lawyer or a Queen's counsel should be appointed for Jadhav to ensure a free and fair trial in the case. Fifty-year-old retired Indian Navy officer Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.
    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) had last month set a deadline for India to appoint a legal representative for Jadhav.

    The three-member bench headed by IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, while hearing the law ministry's request on Tuesday to provide a counsel to Jadhav was informed that India had failed to appoint a lawyer by October 6 as was instructed by the court despite it being conveyed for the second time to do so.

    Justice Minallah then asked the Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Khalid Javed Khan to help determine if the court can…

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