India & Pakistan

Shadow wars

Print edition : May 12, 2017

A Pakistan Army spokesperson announcing the capture of Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav at a press conference in Islamabad on March 29, 2016. Photo: AP/Anjum Naveed

A file photo of Kulbhushan Jadhav. Photo: PTI

Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister. She has said that India will go out of its way to rescue Jadhav from the hangman's noose. Photo: PTI

Abdul Basit, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India. He said Jadhav was tried by a military court since he was a serving Indian officer. Photo: V.V. Krishnan

The death sentence awarded by a military court in Pakistan to Kulbushan Jadhav, a retired Commander of the Indian Navy accused of espionage activities, is threatening the shaky relations between the two countries.
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