According to the Ministry of External Affairs of India, eight former naval officers who were arrested in Doha, Qatar have been sentenced to death by the court of Qatar.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that it is shocked by the verdict and is now waiting for the detailed verdict.
The Ministry of External Affairs says that due to the confidential nature of the proceedings in this case, it is not appropriate to comment further at this time.
The eight Indian citizens who have been in Qatar since October 2022 were accused of spying for the submarine program. New Delhi had granted access to the eight Indians for counsel and was working for their release.