Women returnees unwilling to file conditions versus journey agents : The Tribune India

Neeraj Bagga

Tribune Information Company

Amritsar, January 23

A greater part of the 11 females, aged in between 28 decades and 50 a long time, who were repatriated from the UAE just after allegedly becoming duped by travel agents is hesitant to file law enforcement conditions in opposition to them.

Hailing from diverse districts of the point out, the women of all ages are now demanding their tough-earned money back from vacation agents. Their families’ bad economic ailment is holding them again from filing scenarios against the agents.

Rajinder Singh, SHO, Airport law enforcement station, claimed the law enforcement had not recorded any statement of the Dubai returnees as no one approached them. Just about every returnee had provided amongst Rs 80,000 and Rs 1 lakh to travel agents on the promise of a occupation.

The 8 rescued Punjabi gals, who returned from Dubai yesterday, experienced gone to perform as a domestic assistance on a promised regular salary of Rs 25,000. On the other hand, their hopes have been dashed when they discovered 500 females of unique nationalities, including the Philippines, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, vying for the occupation.

They ended up pitted from some others, who ended up better geared up, at the centre of Tadbeer business, included in arranging house-holding work in Dubai properties.

“Sheikhs frequented the centre to choose maids for domestic chores but they interacted with only individuals who experienced the standard know-how of English or Arabic.” In this regard, girls from Philippines had been the most sought-following lot.

A widow and mom of two said they have been retained at an lodging guarded by girls officers of the business. On particular days on your own, they have been taken to the centre for using the services of and afterwards introduced again. They have been offered meals — rice and hen — twice a day. The quantity was scarcely plenty of to retain them alive, she claimed.

The women saved asking the officials to send out them residence if there had been no work. Nevertheless, enterprise operator Baba Yasim demanded Rs 1.50 lakh from just about every for release and return of their passports. Yasim claimed he experienced paid the amount to Wasim, an agent, who had introduced the gals from the airport on arrival.

SPS Oberoi, head of Sarbat Da Bhala Charitable Have faith in, stated Filipinos were being favored to Indians as the previous could work for longer hours and communicate in English or Arabic.


Jobless, improperly fed in Dubai

  • Eight Punjabi women of all ages, who returned from Dubai on Friday, had long gone to function as a domestic assistance on a promised wage of Rs 25,000
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  • But they could not land work opportunities as those from the Philippines, Indonesia and Sri Lanka have been most well-liked because of to superior communication capabilities
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  • They have been held at an lodging guarded by women of all ages officials and fed rice and rooster two times a working day throughout the complete duration of remain
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