Timeline: Kulbhushan Jadhav case
The ICJ is hearing the matter from February 18 to 21.
The International Court of Justice(ICJ) will start oral hearing in Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's case from February 18 to 21.
On February 18 and 20, India will present its argument in the court and is likely to ask for consular access to Jadhav, something which Pakistan has denied since he was arrested in March 2017. On February 19 and 21, Pakistan will present its case and is likely to argue that consular access cannot be granted to a 'spy'.
On May 18, 2017, the ICJ had delivered an order asking Pakistan not to execute Jadhav before the final decision of the ICJ.
Timeline: Kulbhushan Jadhav Case
March 03, 2017: Pakistan arrests Kulbhushan Jadhav on the charges of spying. They claim he was arrested in Balochistan while India maintains Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran.
March 26, 2017: Pakistan releases a video of Jadhav's confession. India claims the confession was obtained after third-degree torture.
December 7, 2016: Pakistan Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz says there is not enough evidence against Jadhav. After facing the backlash, Aziz takes a U-turn in March 2017.
April 10, 2017: Pakistan's military court sentences Jadhav to death. India sends a demarche to Pakistan high commissioner, calling trial 'farcical'.
May 10, 2017: India approaches the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Jadhav's sentence. ICJ hears arguments by both countries from May 15.
May 18, 2017: ICJ stays death sentence given to Jadhav by Pakistani military court until further notice, asks Pakistan to refrain from executing Jadhav.
December 25, 2017: Pakistan allows Jadhav's mother and wife to meet Jadhav after 22 months. Huge row erupts over the behaviour of Pakistani officials with Jadhav's kin.