The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has constituted an even bigger bench to hearken to case pertaining to the appointment of licensed guide for arrested Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

According to particulars, the bench comprises IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, Justice Amir Farooq and Justice Mian Gull Hassan Aurangzeb.

The listening to will begin on September 3. The particulars regarding the formation of the larger bench have been uploaded on the website of the IHC.

Earlier the federal authorities of Pakistan has filed a petition inside the High Court looking for implementation of the choice of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the conviction of Kulbhushan Jadhav.

The petition, filed on Wednesday, seeks the appointment of a lawyer for the Indian nationwide so that he can file a consider petition for his lack of life sentence.

Jadhav was arrested on prices of espionage in Balochistan in March 2016 and sentenced to lack of life by a navy courtroom a 12 months later.

India had approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) looking for a preserve of the execution of Jadhav and his launch.

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) had rejected India’s request for the return, launch, and reversal of the navy courtroom’s verdict and requested Pakistan to rethink the lack of life sentence.

Under Pakistan’s International Court of Justice (Review and Reconsideration) Ordinance, 2020, he solely has a quick time-frame left to file a reconsideration attraction. So far, neither Jadhav nor the Indian authorities by means of its extreme charge in Islamabad has filed a petition.

The ministry’s petition argued that though Jadhav has refused to work together a lawyer and file a petition, “it is in the national interest that a legal representative is appointed for and on behalf of Commander Jadhav, so that the review and reconsideration proceedings of the accused’s conviction and sentence may be initiated” so that Pakistan can alter to the International Court of Justice’s order.


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