India lodges appeal against death sentence of 8 Navy veterans in Qatar | Latest India News

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NEW DELHI: India has appealed against a Qatar court verdict that sentenced eight Indian Navy veterans to death last month, the Centre said Thursday. India continues to pursue the matter diplomatically and the Indian embassy in Doha got another round of consular access to the detainees on November 7.
The MEA said the judgment was confidential and shared only with the legal team.“We are now pursuing further legal steps. We will also remain engaged with theQatari authorities in this matter,” MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said here.

“We are in touch with their families. We will continue to extend all legal and consular support, and I would urge everyone not to engage in speculation considering the sensitive nature of the case,’’ he added. The matter is expected to come up for hearing on November 23.

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