Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav to death

Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav to death

Indian Spy Kulbhushan Yadav

ISLAMABAD: Indian secret service agent, Kulbhushan Yadav, has been
awarded death sentence today, Pakistan Army’s public affairs department
said on Monday.

According to the statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR),
Indian RAW Agent 1 Naval officer 415582 Commander
Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was arrested
on March 3, 2016 through a Counter Intelligence Operation from Mashkel,
Balochistan, for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against
Pakistan.

The spy has been tried through Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under
Pakistan Army Act (PAA) and awarded death sentence, the statement said.

Today Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has
confirmed his death sentence awarded by FGCM.

RAW agent Commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav was tried by FGCM
under section 59 of Pakistan Army Act (PAA) 1952 and Section 3 of
official Secret Act of 1923, it stated.

The ISPR said FGCM found Kulbhushan Sudhir Yadhav guilty of all the
charges. He confessed before a Magistrate and the Court that he was
tasked by RAW to plan, coordinate and organize espionage / sabotage
activities aiming to destabilize and wage war against Pakistan by impeding
the efforts of Law Enforcement Agencies for restoring peace in Balochistan
and Karachi.

The accused was provided with defending officer as per legal provisions, it added.

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