Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan yadav to death
Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed Kulbhushan yadav death sentence.
Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Yadav has been awarded death sentence for carrying out espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan. Director General of ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said the spy was tried through field general court martial under Pakistan Army Act 1952 and Section 3 of official Secret Act of 1923.He said Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed his death sentence. FGCM found Kulbhushan Sudhir Yadav guilty of all the charges. He confessed before a Magistrate and the Court that he was tasked by RAW to plan, coordinate and organize espionage and sabotage activities aiming to destabilize and wage war against Pakistan in Balochistan and Karachi. The accused was provided with defending officer as per legal provisions. Kulbhushan alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was arrested on March 3 last year in a Counter Intelligence Operation from Mashkel, Balochistan. On the basis of confessional statement of Kulbhushan, Pakistan had also submitted dossiers with the United Nations over the Indian involvement in sabotage activities in the country.
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Topic: OIC in full agreement with Pakistan over peaceful resolution of occupied Kashmir: S.G Dr Yousaf
Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it is in full agreement with Pakistan over peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. This was stated by OIC Secretary-General Dr. Yousaf Ahmad Al-Othaimeen during a joint news briefing with Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz following their talks in Islamabad on Monday. The two leaders said there was hundred percent unanimity of views on all issues facing the Muslim Ummah and the way forward. The OIC Secretary-General said his organization has same position as that of Pakistan on issues of Kashmir, Palestine, Islamophobia and plight of Muslim communities in non-Muslim countries. Dr. Othaimeen thanked Pakistan for supporting programmes and caused espoused by OIC and said the two sides discussed holding of the upcoming summit of OIC on Science and Technology. He said the OIC condemns all terrorist acts in Pakistan or any other country. He said terrorism is terrorism and it has no race or religion. He said we condemn terrorism no matter where it happens in the world as Islamic is religion of peace and co-existence. The OIC Secretary-General said the two sides have vowed to work closely on all issues facing the Ummah.