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Indian Embassy in Saudi to help detained minor girl  

A day after Telangana government wrote to the External Affairs Ministry to repatriate a minor daughter of a Hyderabadi woman from Saudi Arabia by issuing her an emergency passport, Indian Embassy in Riyadh replied to the ministry. 

Published: 13th April 2017 01:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th April 2017 06:20 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A day after Telangana government wrote to the External Affairs Ministry to repatriate a minor daughter of a Hyderabadi woman from Saudi Arabia by issuing her an emergency passport, Indian Embassy in Riyadh replied to the ministry. 


The reply was also sent to the spokesperson of state organisation, Majlis Bachao Tehreek, Amjedullah Khan, who had brought the case to the government’s attention after the woman Shabana Sultana approached him on her return to India.

The reply says, “The Embassy had taken up the matter with local authorities for help, who in their response wanted the passport number or the national ID number as well as the address of Shabana’s husband Abdullah Al Sugaihi.

This was conveyed to Shabana on phone, however, the information is still awaited. Please also indicate the Indian passport number of Shabana’s daughter.”



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