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Following a father’s YouTube SOS that his daughter was being mistreated by her in-laws in Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said the Indian High Commission had met the victim and was ensuring her safety and return to India.

Sushma Swaraj tweeted that she received a YouTube message from Mohammad Akbar that his daughter Mohammadia Begum, an Indian national, was married to a person in Pakistan “and was being ill-treated by her in-laws”.

“Our mission sent a Note Verbale requesting the safety, security and well-being of Mohammadia Begum,” she said.

“Our High Commission officials met Mohammadia Begum and she expressed her desire to return to India.”

First Published | 20 March 2017 10:49 PM
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