Case Of 8 Indians, Detained In Qatar For Virtually 7 Months, Reaches Courtroom

The Indian embassy in Doha is in contact with the kin of these detained. (File)

New Delhi:

A case referring to the detention of eight former Indian Navy personnel in Qatar is being heard by an area courtroom within the Gulf nation, whilst India remained engaged with the authorities involved to safe their launch.

Ministry of Exterior Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated India will hold an in depth watch on the case.

The Indian nationals have been in detention for near seven months.

The Qatari authorities haven’t but publicly made any expenses in opposition to the Indians who have been working for personal agency Dahra World Applied sciences and Consultancy Companies.

“We perceive that the case has been referred to the courtroom by the general public prosecution. The primary listening to was held on March 29 which was additionally attended by the defence lawyer appointed for the case in addition to our officers,” Mr Bagchi stated.

He stated the Indian embassy in Doha continues to be in contact with the households of the detained Indians and is extending essential consular and authorized help.

“Now we have additionally requested one other spherical of consular entry. The federal government attaches excessive precedence to the matter and stays engaged with the Qatari authorities concerning the case,” Mr Bagchi stated.