Punjab

Duped by agent, Tarn Taran based young girl returns from Dubai just in three days

July 29, 2018 06:56 PM

Punjab News Express/Jagmohan Singh
AMRITSAR: A Tarn Taran based young girl Simarnjit Kaur (18) who had gone to Dubai on July 26 with the help of travel agents today returned India just in three days after the intervention of Union Ministry of External Affairs.

The moment she landed at Shri Guru Ramdas International Airport here today, was whisked away by the intelligence agencies in the separate room of Airport building, where volley of questions were thrown on her for several hours. In the evening she was not allowed to talk with the media.

Superintendent of Police from Tarn Taran Tilakraj took her in his official vehicle to her native village Pandori Gola falling in the Tarn Taran district.

Talking to media, ADCP Lakhbir Singh who was present when intelligence agencies were questioning at Airport after her arrival to India, said that she went to Dubai with the help of Kerala based agent Abhrahampal and lady from form her village Gurjit Kaur.

Singh said that Kaur told that she went to Dubai to earn money while working as domestic helper and taken to the hose of one Dubai based family for baby care. But she didn’t feel comfortable in the family and informed her mother in India about her plight. Her mother with the help of somebody tweeted External Affairs Minister Sushma Sawraj for help.

On the intervention of Sushma Sawraj, Indian embassy official contacted her and managed return ticket for her to send back India and finally she arrived safe and sound, Singh quipped.

Singh said that agents charged no money from victim Kaur with the agreement that they will keep her three months salary but on reaching their Kaur started to smell something suspicious and informed her mother in India.

Kaur strongly alleged that there was aggressive molestation attempt with her by the agent Abhrhampal. Kaur demanded registration of criminal case against him with Tarn Taran police, added Singh.

Kaur also demanded registration of criminal case against the lady agent Gurjit Kaur since her daughter was also in Dubai and molestation attempt was made on her in the presence of Gurjit’s daughter in Dubai.

 

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