A Tripura youth was rescued from Saudi Arabia, where he was tortured by his employer, due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s intervention in the case, BJP sources said here on Friday.
A Bharatiya Janata Partyspokesman said that Gopal Das, 34, was allegedly tortured by his employer in Saudi Arabia for over 20 months.
Gopal spoke about the problem to his wife Bhabita Das in Tripura last week.
The victim’s friends informed Modi and Sushma Swaraj of the ordeal via social media, the spokesman told the media.
He was not paid any salary for the last six months.