8 former naval officers were mysteriously detained in Doha for the last 3 months without any valid explanation while they were working for a firm called Dahra Global Technologies and Consultancy and were reportedly engaged involved in providing training to Qatari Navy and planning naval exercises said a report in New Indian Express.

Commander Purnendu Tiwari, Cdr Navtej Singh Gill, Cdr Birendra Kumar Verma, Cdr Sugunakar Pakala, Cdr Sanjeev Gupta, Cdr Amit Nagpal, Capt Saurab Vasisht and Ragesh Gopakumar are 8 Naval Veterans that have been detained since August 30 and only one One consular access was granted on October 3.

Commander Purnendu Tiwari is the managing director of the Dahra Global Technologies and Consultancy and it has been operational for the last 5 years.