External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today stepped in to help a distressed Indian woman in Germany who wanted to come back to India.
The woman, Gurpreet, posted a short video on Twitter, alleging she and her seven-year daughter had been kept in a refugee camp in Germany by her husband’s family.
“Gurpreet - I have got the report from our Embassy in Germany,” Swaraj tweeted.
Gurpreet - Pl give me your phone number. https://t.co/KSPnjUu9uh— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) February 2, 2016
In another tweet, Swaraj said the Indian Consulate General in Frankfurt is handling the matter and he has even spoken to her father also. “We will help you,” Swaraj said.
Gurpreet, hailing from Faridabad, said she and her daughter want to go back to India as soon as possible and claimed that she was taken to Germany by her inlaws in a “fraudulent” way.
She, however, did not mention where she is staying now.
Swaraj is known for ensuring prompt help to distressed Indians abroad. Recently, she had tweeted that Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh will handle the problems of the diaspora.