A day after a Hyderabad woman returned back home from Saudi Arabia after facing a lot of hardships, her daughter thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and the government for support provided to the family. The woman who had gone to Saudi Arabia for a job was thrashed and sexually assaulted. She finally returned the country on January 25. Thanking the minister, the daughter of the woman said, “I thank Sushma Swaraj Ma’am, Indian Embassy and Hyderabad police for bringing back my mother”. Speaking to ANI, the woman said, “I was thrashed and sexually assaulted. I was not given food to eat. I even tried committing suicide. My children told me they are trying to bring me back and asked me not to lose hope. I then received a call from Indian Embassy and today I am here.”
Earlier this month, Three Indian girls among the 10 were rescued from Kenya after they were held under captive in Mombasa by a crime syndicate, the minister had said. Among those rescued from the clutches of the group were seven Nepalese girls.group was involved in trafficking of girls.“We have rescued three Indian girls from Kenya. The girls were victims of an organised crime syndicate that indulged in trafficking of girls. Seven Nepalese girls were also rescued. Their Passports and phones were taken and they were held captive in Mombasa,” Swaraj had tweeted.
The minister added that the government shared details of the trafficking racket with the Punjab government “so that a case is registered against the agents and people involved”. Appreciating the efforts of the Indian High Commissioner in Kenya, Suchitra Dura and local police for the help, she said, “I appreciate the efforts of Ms.Suchitra Durai, Indian High Commissioner in Kenya. Our First Secretary Karan Yadav deserves a special mention. We thank the Kenyan Police for their help.”