Indian Engineer Held In Doha For Carrying Medicines Without Prescription
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An indian who arrived at Doha's Hamad International Airport on March 1, was detained by the local authorities for carrying medicines without a prescription.
The young chemical Engineer was also transferred to the deportation centre of the criminal investigation and Evidence department (CIED).

Indian Embassy's intervention:
However, once the issue was brought to the attention of the indian embassy by the engineer's employers, a global oil and gas company , indian ambassador Sanjiv Arora intervened and requested the MOI to look into the issue.
Subsequently , Indian Embassy officials headed by the deouty chief of mission R K Singh and a representative of the indian cultural centre informed the deportation centre authorities about the developments
Release after finding not guilty:
After the intervention by the indian embassy, the MOI made a further review of the situation and its drugs enforcement department was convinced of the issue and the innocence of the engineer.
following this is the drugs enforcement department released him from the deportation  centreon march 5
The young professional has also been given the permissison to continue with his assignment with his employers.
Ambassador thanks Qatar Authorities:
Indian Ambassador Sanjiv Arora appreciated the assistance rendered by the MOI officials in the releasing the youth.
while thanking the MOI, the indian ambassador appreciated its swift intervention to prevent the professional from being deported and settling the issue in just 4 days.


08 Mar, 2016 0 4573
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