Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother obscured by glass screen, Pakistan propaganda

27 December, 2017, 02:14 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
  • The mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav meet the Indian spy in Islamabad

After completion of the investigation into Jadhav, Pakistan offered to allow his wife to visit him, after which India requested that his mother also be permitted to meet him, the FO spokesperson said, and the request was subsequently granted. He called Jadhav the face of Indian terror in Pakistan. "A mother, who has not seen her son for 22 months, went to meet him with a lot of expectations, but she was allowed to see him through a glass". However they were able to communicate with him mainly via a telephone.

Accompanied by Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh and a Pakistani woman official, TV footage showed Jadhav's family entering the main building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the door shutting behind them. Sensing an immediate danger to Jadhav's life, India, in a separate request, asked the court for indication of provisional measures, "pursuant to Article 41 of the Statute of the Court".

In another video released in June, Jadhav had "admitted" to his charges of "espionage and subversive activities".

The mother and wife of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav met the death row prisoner at the Pakistan Foreign Office here on Monday amid tight security.

The condemned Indian spy met his wife Chetankul Jadhav and mother Avantisudhar Jadhav from behind a thick glass partition that did not allow physical interaction and spoke through an intercom.

Police and paramilitary security forces, including sharpshooters, were deployed at the ministry to deal with any untoward security situation, they said. We extended the meeting by 10 minutes on the request of Jadhav's family.


"It was a humanitarian meeting, it was not consular access". Speaking to ANI, Major General (retired) GD Bakshi said, "Today the spokesperson of Pakistan's foreign ministry was acting like he is the reincarnation of Mother Teresa".

Later, Faisal told journalists in Islamabad that Jadhav's mother Avanti Jadhav and wife Chetna Jadhav underwent a security check before being taken to the room for their meeting, which started at 2.18 pm and lasted nearly 40 minutes. Pakistan foreign ministry spokesperson Mohammad Faisal tweeted that the meeting was arranged in light of "Islamic traditions and based on purely humanitarian grounds".

Jadhav, 47, was sentenced to death on charges of espionage and terrorism in April, following which India moved the ICJ (International Court of Justice) in May. The ICJ halted his execution on India's appeal pending the final verdict by it.

"I crossed from Iran to Pakistan about two years back while working with RAW".

India maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Indian Navy.

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