UP workmen stuck in UAE bus, return from Dubai at home


LUCKNOW: The group of 12 Workmen of Uttar Pradesh stuck inside a UAE bus in Dubai for a week due to variant in visa and work permit.

They had gone to Dubai to make a better future. All of them landed at the Chaudhari Charan Singh Airport in Lucknow on Friday.

Bhuwaneshwar Mishra of Deoria had gone  to Dubai to work at a construction company said “We were cheated by the agents who promised us jobs in Dubai while we ended up staying in camps without any money.”

Ankur said, “We called them several times for help but they always asked us to visit the ambassador, while we didn’t have any money on us.”

Arun Mishra said,”It was people from UP who came to our rescue. One of them arranged for our stay and the group took care of our food,” he said.

Another member of the group Arun Mishra who did worked at a construction company in Dubai, said, “We would like to take up this matter with UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.”