In what may further strain India-Pakistan ties, a Pakistani military court on Monday sentenced alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to death

Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer, was arrested in Pakistan for ‘illegal entry’ in May 2016. 

He was accused of being a Research and Analysis wing (RAW) official and was said to have been involved in ‘subversive’ activities in the Balochistan region of the country.

(Read more: Here’s What We Know About Former Navy Official Kulbhushan Jadhav Who Was Arrested In Pakistan)

Here is the official statement from Pakistan’s Inter Service Public Relations that was released on their official Twitter handle: 

India has distanced itself from the official, stating that he had no link with the government since his “premature retirement” from the navy.

(Feature image source: Twitter| Firstpost)