India appeals against death penalty to 8 Navy veterans in Qatar | India News

NEW DELHI: India has appealed in opposition to a Qatar court docket verdict that sentenced eight Indian Navy veterans to loss of life final month, the Centre stated Thursday. India continues to pursue the matter diplomatically and the Indian embassy in Doha acquired one other spherical of consular entry to the detainees on November 7.
The MEA stated the judgment was confidential and shared solely with the authorized staff.“We at the moment are pursuing additional authorized steps. We may even stay engaged with theQatari authorities on this matter,” MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated right here.

“We’re in contact with their households. We are going to proceed to increase all authorized and consular assist, and I might urge everybody to not have interaction in hypothesis contemplating the delicate nature of the case,’’ he added. The matter is anticipated to return up for listening to on November 23.

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