Pakistan preparing to challenge Guru’s execution in ICJ

KL Desk

SRINAGAR

Pakistan could challenge Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru’s execution in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in Hague, reports said.

They added that the ministry of Kashmir affairs, Pakistan has asked the Foreign Office to take Guru’s case to ICJ on the ground that he was not given a fair trial.

According to the reports published in Pakistani media, minister for Kashmir affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Barjis Tahir has formally asked the foreign affairs ministry to complete all the formalities to take up the execution of Guru to the international court, seeking “justice” for him even after his death.

Guru was hanged and buried in the Tihar Jail New Delhi on February 9, 2013.

 Reports quoting Pakistani Kashmir Affairs Ministry as saying the Indian courts convicted and subsequently hanged Guru without having ample evidence of his involvement in the attack on parliament.

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