Pakistan: Indian diplomats meet Kulbhushan Jadhav in ‘secret prison’, know what Pakistan said
Kulbhushan Jadhav Pakistan: Two Indian diplomats visited Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan jail on Thursday. Pakistan has given India diplomatic access on Thursday.
- Indian diplomats meet Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan’s ‘secret’ prison
- Pakistan gives India diplomatic access for second time on Thursday for Jadhav
- Pakistan claims, diplomats allowed to meet Jadhav without restraint
Two officials of the Islamabad Indian High Commission met Kulbhushan Jadhav , an Indian citizen jailed in Pakistan on charges of espionage . One of the motives of this meeting was to get Jadhav to sign a review petition in the Islamabad High Court against the death sentence. Now India is waiting for the report coming from both its diplomats, after which it will be clear how meaningful this meeting was. Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Shrivastava said that he would give a statement as soon as the report is received.
Met in jail at an unknown place
However, for this meeting Jadhav is kept in a ‘sub-jail’ whose location was kept secret. Here at 3 pm, he met Indian diplomats – Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia and First General Secretary Cherakung Zeliang in the presence of Pakistani officials. The two officers who arrived in Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry were left there and they were taken to another vehicle till this ‘sub-jail’.
meeting without any restrictions’
Indian officials were asked to speak to Jadhav only in English. Pakistan says that it did not interrupt the talks between Jadhav and Indian officials. Pakistan has also issued a statement saying that earlier in 2019 India was given the first diplomatic access and in 2017, Jadhav’s mother and wife were allowed to meet him.
Jadhav was allowed to file a petition,
Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry had late Wednesday allowed Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal against the death penalty. Pakistan’s foreign ministry said late Wednesday evening that the appeal and review petition could be filed by Jadhav or his legal representative or India’s Counselor Officer in Islamabad.