New Delhi: Parents of Judith D’souza, the Indian woman who has reportedly been abducted in Kabul, on Friday appealed to the government to their daughter back. “I would like to ask the Central Government and the Chief Minister to please look into the matter and bring my daughter back,” Judith D’souza’s father told the reporters here.
D’souza’s father her daughter was in Kabul for the past one year. “She is a development officer and her basic work was among the women and children,” he added.
He said the family had spoken to her last Wednesday, adding that she was supposed to be here, next week. “The Indian embassy in Kabul rang up to inform about her abduction at 1.30 this morning. They said they think that she has been abducted,” he added.
“My daughter was in Kabul for the past one year and before that, she had worked at a number of places. She had worked with United Nations; she had several appointments at various places,” he added.
Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj assured D’souza’s family had been of all help from.
Taking to the Twitter, Swaraj said, “I have spoken to the sister of Judith D’ Souza. We will spare no efforts to rescue her. She is your sister and India’s daughter. We are doing everything to rescue her. Pls take care of your sick father,” Swaraj told in reply to her sibling Jerome who sought her help for the release.
The television reports said the 40-year-old woman was a senior technical adviser with the Aga Khan Foundation, she was snatched by unknown gunmen from Kabul’s Taimani area on Thursday night, the reports said.