NRI COMMISSION SEEKS REPORT FROM SSP JALANDHAR REGARDING HARRASMENT
BY TRAVEL AGENT
Chandigarh, March 2, 2012:
The Punjab State Commission for NRIs has sought a report from SSP (Rural) Jalandhar regarding a complaint received from Protector of Emigrants.
According to a spokesman of NRIs Commission, Mr. Om Parkash of Village Dakoha had submitted a complaint to Protector of Emigrants that his son Vicky was sent to Iraq by an agent Vinod Kumar@ Bunty s/o Madan Lal r/o Village Dakoha, Rama Mandi, Jalandhar . He was entrusted to some illegal persons there and was being forced to work day and night and provided a single meal per day. He had further alleged that his son never received any salary and was suffering from serious illness.
The spokesman added that the complainant had apprised about innocent people, who were being fleeced by the un-authorized agents by showing them green pasture abroad but were being forced to work like slaves. He informed that taking cognizance in the matter; the Commission has asked the SSP (Rural), Jalandhar to hold an enquiry into the allegations of the complainant and adjourned the case to April 12, 2012.