8 men were arrested with 2 others & were put in solitary confinement. Arrests were made on undeclared charges.
2 days after India’s Ambassador in Doha met 8 ex-navy officers, first consular access was granted.
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.
After all bail pleas were rejected, Qatar police filed charges against the 8 men and trial began on March 29.
Dahra Global closed its operations in Doha and all its employees, who were mostly Indians, returned home.
8 arrested men were shifted from solitary confinement and put in jail ward with two men in one cell.
Qatar court awarded the 8 ex-officers death penalty which 'shocked' the Indian government.
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.
Qatar court accepted India's appeal against the death penalty handed to eight former Indian Navy personnel.
Qatar court commuted the death sentence given to the 8 men accused of spying for Israel.