Sushma Swaraj comes to the rescue of Punjab girl in captivity in Saudi Arbia

October 12, 2017 11:28 AM

Punjab News Express/Sameer Kaura
PHAGWARA: Taking swift action to help the Goraya Young Woman being kept in captivity by her employer in Saudi Arbia, Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swraj has come forward for her help.

In a tweet message Sushma has instructed  Indian Diplomat in SA Javed to make contact with the Punjabi victim girl and reach soon to her to rescue and send her to her home country. Notable the young married woman, Reena, belonging to Boparai village near Goraya and presently living in Saudi Arbia, has appealed through Social Media to the Indian Government, including Punjab Government and AAP state convener Bhagwant Maan, to rescue her from her employer who has kept her in captivity at his house for the past several months.

Chand Rani, mother of the victim, told media here on tuesday that her daughter was married in Tanda, but her husband fell ill after a few months of her marriage and she, with the help of a travel agent, went to Saudi Arbia to earn her livelihood. However, her employer mercilessly tortured her there. She narrated her tale of woes through social media and said that once she managed to escape from her employer and approached the Doadmi police in that country, but the local police pushed her back to him who started torturing her and kept her in captivity in his house. 

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