NEW DELHI: Captured Indian national
refused to file a review petition and has decided to go ahead with his pending mercy plea, the Pakistan government has said.
“On June 17, 2020, Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav was invited to file a petition for review and reconsideration of his sentence and conviction. Exercising his legal right he refused to file a petition for review and reconsideration of his sentence and conviction,” Pakistan additional attorney general said.
Pakistan has offered second consular access to him, Pakistan media reported.
Earlier this year in May, Pakistan had said that it has “fully complied” with the ICJ’s judgement in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, days after India’s lead counsel asserted that New Delhi had hoped it might be able to persuade Islamabad through “back channel” to release the Indian death-row convic