Timeline of 8 Indians who were on death row

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Dec 28, 2023

August 30, 2022

8 men were arrested with 2 others & were put in solitary confinement. Arrests were made on undeclared charges.

October 3, 2022

2 days after India’s Ambassador in Doha met 8 ex-navy officers, first consular access was granted.

CEO arrested, 2022

Dahra Global's CEO Khamis al-Ajmi, who came to get them out, was arrested. After spending 2 months in solitary confinement, he got bail.

March 25, 2023

After all bail pleas were rejected, Qatar police filed charges against the 8 men and trial began on March 29.

May 30, 2023

Dahra Global closed its operations in Doha and all its employees, who were mostly Indians, returned home.

August 4, 2023

8 arrested men were shifted from solitary confinement and put in jail ward with two men in one cell.

October 26, 2023

Qatar court awarded the 8 ex-officers death penalty which 'shocked' the Indian government.

November 7, 2023

India got another round of consular access; a week after Jaishankar met family. 2 days later, MEA filed an appeal & India had details of charges.

November 24, 2023

Qatar court accepted India's appeal against the death penalty handed to eight former Indian Navy personnel.

December 28, 2023

Qatar court commuted the death sentence given to the 8 men accused of spying for Israel.