ICJ sets hearing of Kulbhushan Jadhav case in February 2019

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The United Nations’ top court has fixed February 18 to 21, 2019 date for the public hearing of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav case between Pakistan and India.

In a press release, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, said it will hold public hearings in the Jadhav case (India v.Pakistan) from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 February 2019, at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the seat of the Court.

In the first round, India will present its oral arguments on Monday 18 February 10 a.m.-1 p.m, while Pakistan on Tuesday 19 February 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

In the second round, India will present arguments on Wednesday 20 February 3 p.m.-4.30 p.m and Pakistan on Thursday 21 February 4.30 p.m.-6 p.m.

The ICJ in May 2017, ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian spy Kulbhushan, who is convicted of spying.