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Hyderabadi woman rescued from Oman thanks EAM Swaraj

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A Hyderabadi woman named Kulsum Banu, who was trafficked to on the pretext of a job, has been rescued after five months.

Banu thanked External Affairs Ministers for her help.

"My daughter has complained about the matter to EAM through a letter. After that, paid a fine amounting to a sum of five thousand Riyal which was imposed on me and sent me back to I reached on May 8 with the help of EAM and in I would like to thank Sushma Swaraj and Indian Embassy," she said while speaking to ANI.

Recalling how she was sent to on the pretext of a job, Banu said, "I was in search of a job and an agent named Abrar had approached me and offered me the job of a in the parlour. He (Abrar) also said that I will be paid Rs 30,000 per month as salary in "

"After accepting his offer, they sent me to on December 17, 2018. After going there, I realised that there was no job. My employers made me work as a housemaid. Even then I worked for one month and later I refused to work there," she added.

According to Banu, her employers handed her over to a local agent in who took her to his home. She alleged that the agent locked her in a room for ten days without and also thrashed her several times.

"Later I approached there. The officials kept me in the embassy for four months. Then I contacted my daughter and explained to her my problem," she said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 23:32 IST
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