It was just a procedural order and India cannot claim victory, Khawar Qureshi who represented Pakistan in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case said. The International Court of Justice only issued a procedural order while staying the execution of Jadhav, he also said.
On Saturday several media outlets reported how the UPA had appointed Khawar Qureshi, Pakistan’s ICJ lawyer in Kulbhushan Jadhav case to defend India in the Dabhol power project case. Qureshi’s arguments before the International Court of Justice was rejected and a stay on the execution as sought by India was granted.
The counter the presence of an Indian judge on the ICJ panel hearing the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, Pakistan is likely to appoint an ad-hoc judge. Dalveer Bhandari, a former judge of the Supreme Court of India is part of the 12 judge panel in the International Court of Justice that had ordered a stay on the execution of Jadhav.
Khawar Qureshi, the lawyer who argued for Pakistan against India in the case was appointed by the UPA government to argue in a power project case said a WION News exclusive. The Pakistan origin UK lawyer had argued against India in the Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice which had granted a stay on the sentencing.
Pakistan is likely to get a new set of lawyers to fight the Kulbhushan Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice. Many in Pakistan are miffed with the legal team as they were unable to defend Pakistan’s case. The ICJ had on Thursday stayed the execution of Jadhav.
He is India’s most expensive lawyer and charges anything between Rs 6 lakh to Rs 15 lakh per appearance. The high and mighty of this country are his clients. There are times when his fee would go up to Rs 30 lakh a day. However to defend Kulbhushan Jadhav at the International Court of Justice, he charged Re 1 as confirmed by External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj.
India has won round one of the battle in the International Court of Justice after the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav was stalled. Now it is over to round two where both India and Pakistan would put out arguments before the ICJ which would pronounce its final verdict probably by August. The ICJ had on Thursday said that the execution of Jadhav be placed in abeyance until the final verdict is out.
The verdict by the International Court of Justice on Kulbhushan Jadhav was hailed by one and all. The joy of the verdict was also made known by cricketers like Virendra Sehwag and Mohammad Kaif. While both cricketers hailed the verdict, they had to deal with the trolls who questioned them.
The International Court of Justice today directed Pakistan not to hang Kulbhushan Jadhav until it rules on the merits of the case. The ICJ held that it would give a ruling on the merits of the case and until such time the former naval officer accused by Pakistan of being a spy cannot be hanged.
The International Court of Justice to has directed Pakistan not to hang Kulbhushan Jadhav until it rules on the merits of the case. The ICJ held that it would give a ruling on the merits of the case and until such time the former naval officer accused by Pakistan of being a spy cannot be hanged. The final order of the ICJ is expected in August.