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Rescue Hyderabad woman harassed in Saudi Arabia: Sushma to Indian embassy

PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Apr 25, 2017, 9:54 am IST
Updated Apr 25, 2017, 9:55 am IST
Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj (Photo: PTI)
 Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday asked the Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia to rescue and repatriate a woman from Hyderabad who has been allegedly facing mental and physical harassment by her sponsor there.

Swaraj's direction to the Indian embassy officials in Riyadh came after a media report said the woman was deceived by her agents and was now physically harassed by her sponsor.

In a series tweets, she said, "I have asked Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia to rescue and repatriate her to India at the earliest. I have asked @ProtectorGenGOI to proceed against the agent who sent her to Saudi Arabia."

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