COLOMBO (News 1st) – Sri Lankan women are being taken to Abu Dhabi in the UAE using Visit Visa, and are being taken away to Oman against their will where they are being auctioned to the highest bidder.According to reports obtained by News 1st, a group of 12 women have been taken to Oman by force.The group of women were taken away to Oman on Tuesday (16), and since then their mobile phones are switched off.Shashikala is one of them, and her husband stepped forward to speak to News 1st on the issue."They are kept in an office and were told that jobs will be given on Monday.
I don't have many details. My wife went overseas because I failed the medical exam to travel. She was taken using a Visit Visa.
She wants to come back. But those who took her want Rs. 400,000/- to cover their expenses to send her back," he told News 1st.These women were taken to Abu Dhabi on Visit Visa where their passports and mobile phones were taken away by the Employment Agency broker.