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Sushma Swaraj seeks report over Indian stranded in Malaysia

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a detailed report from the Indian High Commission in Malaysian.

Published: 29th January 2017 11:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th January 2017 11:35 AM   |  A+A-

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (File | AP)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a detailed report from the Indian High Commission in Malaysian, following reports of an Indian being stranded in the country after his employers allegedly seized his passport.

The Minister’s response came after a user tweeted her asking for help on the same.

“I have asked for a report from Indian High Commissioner in Malaysia,” she tweeted back in reply.

According to reports, Jagat Singh, who is from Lohaghat Uttarakhand, worked in a hotel in Malaysia and when he wanted to return home, his employer seized his passport and forced him to work.

However, he managed to escape, but was left stranded in Malaysia without his passport.



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