India-Pakistan: Kulbhushan Jadhav case
Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – India and its neighbourhood; India-Pak Relations
- India accused Pakistan of not allowing free and unimpeded consular access to death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav.
- Pakistani security officials did not allow the Consular Officers to get Mr. Jadhav’s consent for legal representation. The consent is necessary for filing a review plea against the death sentence.
- India had taken the case to the International Court of Justice which had ordered Pakistan to grant consular access to him.