Indian Navy veterans, previously sentenced to prison terms in Qatar, have been released and returned to India, marking a significant diplomatic achievement for New Delhi. The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed the return of seven out of the eight veterans, who had faced dire legal circumstances in Qatar.
Who are the eight ex-Navy veteran?
The roster of the detained veterans comprises esteemed naval officers and a sailor, each with a distinct professional journey.
Notable among them are Captains Navtej Gill and Saurabh Vasisht, Commanders Purnendu Tiwari, Amit Nagpal, SK Gupta, BK Verma, Sugunakar Pakala, and sailor Ragesh. Captain Navtej Gill, honored with the President's Gold Medal for excellence, exemplifies the caliber of these individuals, having served as an instructor at the Defence Services Staff College in Tamil Nadu.Read more on economictimes.indiatimes.com