A Hyderabad girl promised to land a job of a salesgirl in Dubai found herself sold to a Shaikh to work as a domestic help.
The girl had been struggling back home and accepted the offer to be able to escape the clutches of poverty.
It was when the woman finally could contact her mother that the embassy in Muscat was alerted and she could be rescued.
It emerged that the woman had through an agent bagged a job of a salesgirl in Dubai but she was sent to work for a Shaikh in Sharjah in United Arab Emirates.
She had to work there as a domestic help for three weeks in all which went by like a nightmare.
She alleged of being confined in an office.
She was then taken to a Bahrain and then on to Oman where she was kept as domestic help.
The woman was made to work for hours at stretch and not given adequate food, it emerged in her plaint.>