Sushma Swaraj to the rescue of Mumbai man in Mozambique, his sister says ‘achche din are here’
Mumbai city news: Anand Krishna Singh, who works in Africa, was allegedly accused of theft and beaten up at gunpoint by his employerUpdated: Jun 01, 2017 17:50 IST
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj came to the rescue of a man from Mumbai, who was stuck in Mozambique.
Anand Krishna Singh, who works in Africa, was allegedly accused of theft and beaten up at gunpoint by his employer and his passport was taken away.
His sister Anita Suvarna wrote and tweeted to the authorities, tagging Swaraj.
The tweet that led to prompt action:
Swaraj immediately responded and asked the embassy to contact her.
The embassy responded with this tweet:
High Commission has established contact with Mr Anand and trying to resolve the issue.— India in Mozambique (@IndiainMoz) May 31, 2017
The tweet was retweeted by Swaraj.
His sister Anita told HT, “I am very happy. The ministry has come as a great help. Thanks to the government for us the Acche Din has come. My brother will be returning tomorrow. ”
First Published: Jun 01, 2017 12:04 IST