Kulbhushan Jadhav met his mother and wife, for 40 minutes, from behind a glass screen at the Pakistan Foreign Ministry, on Monday, 25 December.
Jadhav’s family members were accompanied by the Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh and a Pakistani woman official. The family had arrived in Islamabad on 25th (Monday) to meet the Indian prisoner on death row.

Jadhav’s New ‘Confession’

Briefing the press after the meeting, Pakistan Foreign Ministry showed a video ‘confession’ by Jadhav. The video was apparently recorded before Jadhav met his family, reported Firstpost.
In it, Jadhav can be heard thanking the Pakistani government for its ‘grand gesture’.

Jadhav Not Granted Consular Access

Jadhav was not granted consular access, Pakistan media clarified quoting the Foreign Office. Earlier, it was reported that Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif had told Pakistan’s Geo News that he had been granted consular access.
Pakistan has repeatedly denied India consular access to Jadhav on the grounds that it was not applicable in cases related to spies.
However, India’s Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh accompanied Jadhav’s mother and wife to the meeting.

Conflicting Claims

Pakistan on 20 December had issued visas to Jadhav’s wife and mother to visit Islamabad to meet him. Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April, following which India moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May. The ICJ halted his execution on India’s appeal pending the final verdict by it.
Pakistan alleges that Jadhav is “not an ordinary person” as he had entered the country with the intent of “spying and carrying out sabotage activities”.
Pakistan claims its security forces arrested Jadhav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel from its restive Balochistan province on 3 March 2016, after he reportedly entered from Iran.
India, however, maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Indian Navy.
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