Published On : Fri, Jul 7th, 2017

City woman sold in Saudi for Rs 2 lakh

Woman Sold

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Nagpur: A 37 year old woman has been allegedly sold in Gulf town of Mehroz in Riyadh where she has been kept as a slave and being tortured both mentally and physically by a sheikh. The woman’s brother who she managed to call has registered complaint against 5 people at Sakkardara police station. Three of the accused belong to Nagpur, while one hails from Mumbai and another one from Saudi Arabia. Sakkardara police has been investigating the matter.

Police sources said that the 3 accused Shama, Haji Saheb and Saeed all resident of Bada Tajbagh, Thakur plot, took the 37 year old woman to Mumbai where she was handed over to one Mustafa Bhai who further sold her to a Sheikh belonging to Saudi Arabia. The woman was allegedly sold for Rs 2 lakh. Her brother alleged that his sister was taken on the false assurance of getting a job of cook but she was forced to serve as slave who was being harassed mentally and physically.

In the meantime, the woman somehow managed to contact her brother and narrated her ordeal, following which her brother moved Sakkardara police station and lodge complaint against all the 5 accused. Sakkardara police have registered the case under section 370 (A), 371, 347, 342 and section 34 of IPC The hunt for the accused is on.