Indian Woman Rescued from German Refugee Camp Thanks Government

Gurpreet, who was kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter, reached India, thanked the Govt for facilitating return.

Published: 04th February 2016 04:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th February 2016 04:23 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Indian woman Gurpreet, who was allegedly kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter, reached New Delhi today and thanked the Government of India for facilitating their return.

“I am most grateful to the Government of India for facilitating my return to India. I thank the Government of India for listening to me. I also thank the media,” Gurpreet told the media here.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had earlier lauded the efforts of the Indian Embassy in Berlin and Ambassador of India designate to Germany for helping the distressed Indian woman.

"Outstanding job done by our @AmbGurjitSingh (Ambassador of India designate to Germany) and Raveesh Kumar our Consul General in Frankfurt. @eoiberlin," Swaraj said in a tweet.

The Foreign Minister in another tweet confirmed said that the distressed Indian woman along with her daughter has been brought from the refugee camp.

"We have brought Gurpreet and her 8 year old daughter from the refugee camp to our Consulate in Frankfurt. Gurpreet and her daughter will reach New Delhi from Frankfurt by flight AI 120 at 9.35 am tommw morning," she added.

Swaraj had earlier assured help to Gurpreet, who had posted a short video on Twitter, alleging that she and her daughter had been kept in a refugee camp in Germany by her husband's family.

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