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Rahul Sharma vs Uoi And Anr on 19 April, 2017

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1. This writ petition claims to have been filed in Public Interest
on the issue of release of an Indian citizen Kulbhushan Sudhir
Jadhav contending that he has been illegally detained at an
unknown location in Pakistan and also has been illegally sentenced
by a military court in Pakistan as per a press release dated 10 th
April, 2017 downloaded by the petitioner from the website of the
Inter Services Public Relation, Pakistan.
2. The writ petitioner contends that the said Indian Citizen is
being denied consular access in contravention of the Vienna

W.P.(C)No.3365/2017 Page 1 of 5
Convention on Consular Relations, 1963, violation whereof renders
the State parties entitled to invoke the jurisdiction of the
International Court of Justice under the Optional Protocol to which
both India and Pakistan acceded in November, 1977 and March,
1976 respectively.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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