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Pakistan permits Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mother on Dec 25

Islamabad (Monitoring Desk): Pakistani government has permitted the Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife and mother on December 25.

During his weekly news briefing, the spokesman said a staff member from the Indian embassy will also be present during the meeting.

According to the Pakistan Army, Kulbhusan Sundir Jadhav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was arrested on March 3, 2016, through a counter-intelligence operation from Mashkel area of Balochistan for his involvement in espionage and sabotage actives in Pakistan.

Jadhav, an on-duty officer for the Indian Navy, confessed to his crimes in a recorded video statement televised by the army last year following his arrest.

On April 10 that year, Pakistan sentenced the RAW agent to death for carrying out espionage and sabotage activities in Balochistan and Karachi.

After his trial in a military court, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed the death sentence awarded by the Field General Court Martial under the Pakistan Army Act.