Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns home, thanks government

Gurpreet, an Indian woman allegedly kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter by her in-laws, came back home on Thursday.

Last Updated: Feb 04, 2016, 16:28 PM IST
Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns home, thanks government
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New Delhi: Gurpreet, an Indian woman allegedly kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter by her in-laws, came back home on Thursday.

Talking to reporters after her arrival here, Gurpreet thanked the government of India for facilitating her return to the country from a refugee camp in Germany.

On February 02, 2016, Gurpreet had posted a video in Hindi language, pleading the Indian government to take her home.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took swift action following the video posted by Gurpreet, hailing from Faridabad in Haryana, and ordered her rescue.

Swaraj had on Tuesday said that the authorities were in touch with Gurpreet's father and that the External Affairs Ministry has got the full report from the Indian embassy in Germany.

 

On Wednesday, Sushma Swaraj also lauded the efforts put in by India's Ambassador in Germany Gurjit Singh and Consul General in Frankfurt Raveesh Kumar.