Pakistan allow Jadhav to meet his wife and mother on December 25

Vastavam web: Pakistan on Friday said it will allow convicted Indian death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife and mother on December 25.Jadhav, 47, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in April on charges of espionage and terrorism.adhav has been allowed to meet his wife and mother on December 25, Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said.
India has been pressing Pakistan to grant a visa to Jadhav’s mother, Avantika, on humanitarian grounds.External Affairs Minister Sushma Sawraj had recently discussed Jadhav’s case with Pakistani High Commissioner to New Delhi Sohail Mahmood.Pakistan has repeatedly denied India consular access to Jadhav on the ground that it was not applicable in cases related to spies.
Pakistan claims its security forces arrested him from restive Balochistan province on March 3 last year after he reportedly entered from Iran. However, India maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Indian Navy.Jadhav’s sentencing had evoked a sharp reaction in India.After India approached the International Court of Justice, a 10-member bench on May 18 restrained Pakistan from executing Jadhav till adjudication of the case.