Larger bench formed by IHC in Khulbhusgan Jadhav case

Islamabad High Court (IHC), has formed a larger bench to hear the Khulbhushan Jadhav case on Friday.

During the hearing of government’s petition regarding the issue of legal representation for Indian spy Khulbhushan Jadhav, IHC on Friday announced to form a three-member bench.

The three-member larger bench includes IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, Justice Amir Farooq and Justice Mian Gull Hassan Aurangzeb.

The bench will start initiate case hearings from September 3 to address the issue of appointment of legal representation for Khulbhushan Jadhav as Indian government, has so far refused to play its role in this regard.

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The development comes as federal government had earlier filed a petition in IHC seeking guidance over the issue of Khulbhushan Jadhav’s legal representation.

Prior to this, Pakistan on August 6, once again approached India seeking legal representation and urging Indian government to provide legal counsel to their citizen.