New Delhi, July 16: Pakistan military court today rejected the clemency petition of Kulbhushan Jadhav, now the decision is upto its chief general Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is analyzing the “evidence” against him, said ISPR, the media wing of the Pak army.
While addressing a press conference in Rawalpindi, Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General Inter Services Public Relations(ISPR), said “Gen Bajwa will take a final decision on the appeal of Kulbhushan Jadhav at the earliest. The decision of the chief will be based on merit.”
Clemency appeal of #KulbhushanJadhav was rejected by Military Appellate Court. It is now with COAS who'll decide soon: Pakistan Army
— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2017
As per ISPR statement issued on June 22, Jadhav had filed a clemency petition before Gen Bajwa last month.
Pakistan military has granted death sentence to Jadhav in April, accusing him of spying, involvement in espionage and terrorist activities, which India repeatedly denied.
Following this India moved to the International Court of Justice in Hague.
In a bigger relief for Jadhav’s family and all Indian, ICJ stayed the execution of alleged the former Navy officer till it reached its final verdict.