After meeting his mother and wife ever since his arrest on March 3 last year, Kulbhushan Jadhav in a video, which Pakistan released, said, “I requested a meeting with my wife and mother and I am thankful to the government of Pakistan for this grand gesture.”
The spokesman said accompanied by Deputy high commissioner J P Singh and a Pakistani woman official, TV footage showed Jadhav’s family entering the main building of the ministry of foreign affairs and the door shutting behind them.
They met Jadhav for around 30 minutes. The two women arrived in the capital via Dubai in a commercial flight and are expected to leave soon after the meeting where they will be accompanied by Singh.
Jadhav, 47, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage in April, following which India moved the International Court of Justice in May. The ICJ halted his execution on India’s appeal pending the final verdict by it.
Meanwhile, the wife of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chief Yasin Malik, Mushaal Mullick on Monday released a video in which she says: “A Kashmiri has no right to meet his wife and child, why do they treat a common man worse than a proclaimed terrorist.”
“India has knocked the door of International Court of Justice to save Jadhav, who is a proclaimed terrorist, but on the other hand the same government treat Kashmiris worse than terrorists.”
“The lives of Kashmiris have no value and we have no rights just because we are struggling against India in a fight for freedom.”
“This leaves a question for the world as well as India,” she said, as she concluded the video.