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45 Indians trapped in Myanmar were rescued





Around 45 Indians trapped in a fake job racket in Thailand-Myanmar have been rescued. This information was given by the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, Arindam Bagchi on Twitter. Arindam thanked the Indian embassies in Myanmar and Thailand on Twitter and said that after rescuing 32 Indians, 13 more Indian citizens have been rescued today. All Indian citizens have reached Tamil Nadu safely.
Arindam also said that some other Indian nationals have been released from their fake employers and are currently in the custody of Myanmar authorities. Legal proceedings have been initiated for their return.
All 45 Indians are from the IT profession and were used for cyber crime. All the people were trapped through social media. 45 Indians have been rescued with the help of the Ministry of External Affairs of India.
On September 23, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that four companies have been identified for luring people in Myanmar under the guise of jobs. Earlier, 32 IT workers were rescued by the Ministry of External Affairs and now 13 more Indians have been evacuated safely. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the number of people trapped in Myanmar may be 100 to 150.
Similar job rackets have been reported in Laos and Cambodia. Indian embassies in Vientiane, Phnom Penh and Bangkok are helping to bring people back from there.
In Cambodia, India tweeted, “Heartfelt thanks to all agencies for their cooperation in rescuing Indian nationals stranded in Cambodia.” Arindam asked people to check carefully before accepting job offers from abroad. Arindam further warned to take precautions against such jobs.



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