Published: Mon, December 25, 2017
Medical | By Jackie Banks

Jadhav's meeting with family not the last, clarifies Pakistan

Jadhav's meeting with family not the last, clarifies Pakistan

Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh is accompanying them.

"This is not their last meeting with him", he said, indicating that Jadhav would not be executed in the near future.

Jadhav's family is flying to Islamabad via the UAE.

This information was shared by Pakistan Foreign Ministry to Geo Tv.

Jadhav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel, was arrested on March 3, 2016, in a "counter-intelligence operation" from Mashkel area of Balochistan for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities in Pakistan. "This was conveyed to Indian High Commission categorically", he said.

India, however, maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Navy. Television footage showed a convoy of around seven vehicles escorting Jadhav's family after they arrived in the city.

"I requested a meeting with my wife and mother and I am thankful to Govt of Pakistan for this grand gesture", he was heard saying in the video which was played several times before the Foreign Office briefing.

India Tv- India's deputy high commissioner JP Singh accompanied Jadhav's mother and wife but was not allowed to speak or listen
India's deputy high commissioner JP Singh accompanied Jadhav's mother and wife but was not allowed to speak or listen

"Media may kindly be kept at a distance to ensure security of the family members and avoid any harassment to them", he quoted from a letter the foreign ministry received from the Indian government ahead of Monday's meeting.

The roads leading from and to the Foreign Office building have been closed to traffic ahead of the meeting.

Pakistan has announced it would issue photos and a video of the meeting.

After the meet, Jadhav's mother Avanti Jadhav thanked Pakistan's foreign office for arranging the meeting with her son.

The 47-year-old was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April, following which India moved the ICJ in May.

The ICJ suspended the execution, pending final judgment by the court. The Indian Government recognised Jadhav as a former naval officer, who was abducted by Pakistan's ISI from Iran.

Apple Is Already Getting Sued After Admitting It Slows Down Old iPhones
Apple faces two class action lawsuits claiming that it deceived customers using an "immoral" tactic to slow down older phones. Apple says to prevent the iPhones from shutting down, it tweaked iOS to slow certain tasks that require more power.

Like this: