Hyderabad shocker: Woman sold off for Rs 3 lakh to Saudi man
Another case of a woman being deceived by agents and being sold off in Hyderabad has been reported. Salma Begum, 39, a resident of Hyderabad was sold off to a person in Saudi Arabia. She is facing mental and physical harassment at the hand of her kafil.
A resident of Babanagar, C Block, she was allegedly sent to Saudi Arabia on a housemaid visa. The two agents who are also from the same area had sold her off for Rs 3 lakh. The agents have been identified as Akram and Shafi.
Her daughter Sameera has appealed to the government to save her mother. She said she had even approached the agents, but they did nothing. She also said that the police too had not helped her.
The daughter said that she had got a message from her mother stating that she had been sold off for Rs 3 lakh. She also said that the Kafil in Saudi Arabia wanted to contract marriage with her, but after she refused, he is not letting her get back to India.
She has appealed both to the Telangana and central government to help get her mother back. It is said that debts and financial troubles drove the lady to take up the job offer in Saudi Arabia. She thought that she would work there as a maid, but was taken aback to find out that she had been sold.