Diplomatic breakthrough between India-Qatar: 7 Navy veterans released.

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February 12, India welcomed their 8 sons who were arrested back in August 30, 2022 and were given death sentence on October under the espionage charges. The discharge of the Indian navy veterans and freeing them of espionage expenses marks a tremendous diplomatic breakthrough between India and Qatar.

Details of the 8 personnel:

The former Indian military personnel are Captain Navtej Singh Gill, Captain Saurabh Vashisht, Commander Purenendu Tiwari, Captain Birendra Kumar Verma, Commander Sugunakar Pakala, Commander Sanjeev Gupta, Commander Amit Nagpal and Sailor Ragesh. All had held important positions together with that of teachers in the force. Amongst these veterans, Captain Gill become has presented by the President’s Gold Medal for excellence whilst he had graduated from the Naval Academy and had later served as an teacher at the Defence services body of workers college at Wellington in Tamil Nadu.


In an early morning assertion, the Ministry of outside Affairs indicated that seven of the men have already came back, the Union government released an official statement “The Government of India welcomes the release of eight Indian nationals working for the Dahra Global company who were detained in Qatar. Seven out of the eight of them have returned to India. We appreciate the decision by the Amir of the State of Qatar to enable the release and home-coming of these nationals.”  “We appreciate the decision by the Amir of the State of Qatar to enable the release and home-coming of these nationals,” it said.


The feud of this 8 veterans has caused multiple tug of war between India-Qatar since the arrest. However after appealing multiple times in lower court of Doha it seemed to be of no use rather than the expanding duration. In advance there had been symptoms that Qatar could set the 8 men unfastened beforehand of Ramzan or Eid. But, the announcement has come a day previous to high Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates at some stage in February 13-14. As per the current available information Qatar hold 750 prisoner out of which releasing this 8 is a big question and shock with gratitude for their family.


However rumors are their about only 7 men ruturning here, to which there is a question of who is number 8 and why is he not here ? Commander Purnendu Tiwari, whose loss of life sentence was commuted but nonetheless received the most harsh punishment of a 25-12 months life term, hasn’t lower back yet. He, too, is anticipated to be back in India quickly. “We are happy that we have returned to India safe and sound. We would like to thank Prime Minister Modi as his personal intervention made this possible, and Amir of Qatar for allowing this to happen’’ stated by one of the Navy veteran among the 7.

By Subhangee Mandal

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