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Swaraj seeks report on Hyderabadi woman stranded in Pakistan

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

External Affairs Minister today sought details from India's High Commissioner in over reports that an Indian woman from was stranded in the country and was being allegedly harassed by her husband.

According to reports, 44-year-old Mohammadi Begum from was stranded in and called her father saying that she was being harassed by her 60-year-old Pakistani husband in Lahore.

She married Muhammad Younis, who concealed his actual nationality and claimed to be from Oman, in 1996, the reports said.

"I have asked for a report from Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan," Swaraj tweeted.

Her tweet seeeking a report from High Commissioner Gautam Bambawalecame came after Amjadullah Khan Khalid of Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT), a political party in Telangana, drew her attention to the plight of the woman.

He appealed to Swaraj to help the woman in returning to

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 23:13 IST