Tortured Indian workers return from Saudi Arabia

Trivandrum: Three Indian workers, who were allegedly physically tortured by their employer in Saudi Arabia, returned to Trivandrum this morning.

Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had tweeted, “All the three Indian workers are reaching Trivandrum from Saudi Arabia by Flt FZ 439 at 02.30 hrs on 26 December 2015.”

According to reports, the three youths, hailing from Haripad in Kerala’s Alappuzha District, were taken to Saudi Arabia by a placement agency on false job promises.

A video recorded by one of the youths and circulating on WhatsApp showed their Saudi employer beating them with a wooden plank. (ANI)