Parvez starved, whipped with hunter by employer in Qatar, freed

Hyderabad: Parvez Ahmad (24), was promised a computer job in Qatar but was shuttled from one village to another in the kingdom and made to slog in an animal farm. He was also stripped and whipped by his employer with a hunter rope. He has marks on his back, legs and hands. After the intervention of Indian embassy in Doha and Protector General of Emigrants (PGE), Government of India, on the direction of Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, Parvez was rescued and returned to India on February 17.

Parvez Ahmad is the resident of Uttar Pradesh. His friend Mohammed Ikram, 27 was also whipped by their employer in Qatar he will also reach India soon.

Protector General of Emigrants M C Luther, Indian embassy in Doha, Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia, with help two social workers, T R S Srinivas, and Mohammed Tahir Sahib who hail from Hyderabad accomplished the task.

Parvez and Mohammed Ikram were trapped in a village, 200 km in the desert along the Saudi-Qatar border. A police complaint was lodged against the agent who sent Parvez and Ikram. Both would be stripped naked and beaten if they wanted to be sent back home. They would also be starved.