External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that two Indians, who were abducted while on a business trip to Malaysia, have been rescued. She said, RP Vaidya and KP Vaidya, who had gone to Malaysia for business purposes, were abducted last Friday.
In a tweet, Mrs Swaraj praised the efforts of Indian High Commissioner Mridul Kumar and his team and Malaysian Police in securing the release of both Indian nationals.
The Minister also said that Rohit Pal and Rishab Gupta, crew members of MV Maharishi Vamdeva from Fujairah, were being repatriated after they suffered heat stroke because there was no air conditioning and light in the ship.
Consulate General of India in Dubai, provided provisions to crew members and is repatriating other members of the crew, she added.