01 December Thursday

Centre Should Consider Paying Airfares of Expats Stranded With Visas Expired : HC

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Wednesday May 27, 2020


KOCHI : The Centre should consider paying flight charges for inward journey of citizens stranded in UAE with visas expired, the High Court said  Wednesday.


Justice Anu Shivaraman was hearing pleas submitted by Kozhikode native Jisha Prajith and others, seeking help for their husbands stranded in UAE without money to return home. 


The lawyer appearing for petitioners pointed out that several individuals from the state are stuck overseas for lack of money. The pleas further urged the court to direct an urgent solution to rescue their spouses.