Ask India if it wants to pursue the Kulbhushan Jadhav case: High Court

Ask India if it wants to pursue the Kulbhushan Jadhav case: High Court

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has asked Indian spy Kulbhushan to provide a lawyer and ask India at the government level whether it wants to pursue the case.

A larger bench headed by Chief Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court heard the case. The court directed India to ask at the government level whether it wants to pursue the Kulbhushan case.

The Deputy Attorney General told the Supreme Court that the Attorney General was busy hearing the presidential reference in the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Islamabad inquired about the progress made in the release of another Indian prisoner Muhammad Ismail.

Deputy Attorney General Syed Tayyab Shah said that a date has been fixed for the release of the Indian prisoner, 4 out of 5 Indian prisoners have been released, Indian prisoner Ismail will be released on January 22.

The Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court asked whether the Indian government was not serious in the Kulbhushan case. The government should once again contact India on the issue of Kulbhushan, ask whether the Indian government wants to pursue the Kulbhushan case or not?

The Supreme Court adjourned the hearing till February 3 on the government's request to provide counsel to Indian spy Kulbhushan.