India has sought consular access from Pakistan to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav, reported All India Radio.
Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer, was recently sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan.
- All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) April 13, 2017 India had sought consular access to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav 13 times in the past, and every time the request was turned down.
Earlier, new agency ANI had d sources as saying that the Indian High Commission in Pakistan would make a fresh request seeking consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Indian High Commission in Pakistan to make a fresh request seeking consular access to #KulbhushanJadhav: Sources
- ANI (@ANI_news) April 13, 2017
This is the 14th request from the Indian government for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested by Pakistani security forces last year.
Kulbhushan Jadhav has been charged with "espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan".
Earlier, BJP MP and former home secretary RK Singh had said that it was possible that "Pakistan must have tortured and murdered Kulbhushan Jadhav".