EAM Sushma Swaraj meets mother and wife of Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav

A day after meeting Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is on a death row in Pakistan, his mother and wife met with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday. Notably, Jadhav was not allowed to meet his mother and wife physically and there was a glass barrier between him and his family.

Accoridng to reports, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar were present in the meeting. Foreign Office Director (India desk) of Pakistan also accompanied the family of Kulbhushan Jadhav. Iit took place for around 40 minutes, that too they were separated by a glass barrier and what they spoke was also recorded.

At a press conference by the Pakistani foreign office shortly after the meeting, the country was at pains to clarify that the meeting had not been organised to win the ongoing case at the International Court of Justice.

The Indian envoy who was present, was allowed to witness the meeting at a distance.

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After Jadha'v's meet with his family, Pakistan said that the issue of granting consular access to Jadhav will be decided on "at appropriate time".

Jadhav was arrested in March 2016, in Balochistan, Pakistan, over charges of alleged involvement in 'espionage and subversive activities for India's intelligence agency - the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)'.

This is a narrative that the Pakistani army has maintained, though Indian has maintained that Jadhav was kidnapped by a section of the Taliban in Iran and sold to the Pakistani army.

It was also a freakish three-odd hours of theatrics by the Pakistani establishment, which first claimed Jadhav was getting consular access and then admitting he actually wasn't, after India called its bluff.

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