Former Naval Officer Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death in Pak

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New Delhi: Former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav today has been sentenced to death in Pakistan. Kulbhushan was arrested in Pakistan last year on charges of spying.

The Pakistan government had refused to extradite Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was reportedly arrested in Balochistan after entering the country from Iran.

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Pakistan’s foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz had alleged that he was involved in “subversive and terrorist activities in Pakistan”.

In March last year, Islambad released what it claimed was a video confession of Mr Jadhav and said he revealed how India engineers violence and separatism in the restive province of Balochistan.

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India has acknowledged Kulbhushan Jadhav as a retired Indian Navy officer, but denied that he was in any way connected to the government.