Hyderabad, December 31 : The dead body of domestic worker, Nalapudi Pallalamma, who died in Riyadh of Saudi Arabia, arrived 218 days after her death.
According to Migrants Rights Council vice-president M Bheem Reddy, Pallalamma’s body has reached the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad on Monday morning at about 11.59 AM through Saudi Airlines Flight No SV-754. However, he said that the Indian Embassy in Riyadh and Saudi Airlines did not inform in advance to the family members of the deceased, about the arrival of the dead body.
Bheem Reddy said that the family members are unable to pay the luggage charges and customs formalities to claim the dead body and baggage.
The husband of the deceased, Nalapudi Verriyya, is living in Kothapet of East Godavari district, about 450 Km away from Hyderabad. He will reach the Hyderabad Airport on Tuesday morning to receive the dead body.
The Andhra Pradesh NRI Cell has arranged a free ambulance to transport the dead body from Hyderabad Airport to Kothapet of East Godavari. The dead body too has been air lifted free of cost, but the family will have to pay Rs 3,500 to claim 8 Kg baggage and other customs formalities.