New Delhi: A Pakistani court today awarded death sentence to an Indian RAW agent on improvisation for allegedly spying on the sabotage activities in Baluchistan and Karachi and attempt to sabotage the CPEC project, the Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) said.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentence awarded by the FGCM under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA).
Kulbhusan Sudhir Yadav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was arrested on March 3,2016 in Baluchistan on charges of being a RAW agent and fueling the Baloch separatist movement and attempting top sabotage the CPEC project.
"RAW agent Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav was tried by FGCM under section 59 of Pakistan Army Act 1952 and section 3 of officials Secrets Act 1923.He confessed before a Magistrate and the Court that he was tried by RAW to plan, coordinate and organised sabotage activities, said the an ISPR statement.
Jadhav was arrested by officials in Baluchistan on March 3, while on duty for the Indian Navy forces last year. He entered Pakistan through Iran. He has been accused by Pakistan of planning "submissive activities" in the country.