India in touch with Afghan embassy to secure Judith D'Souza's release

India in touch with Afghan embassy to secure Judith D

Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-06-10 13:23 New Delhi: India is in touch with the Afghan authorities to secure the release of a Judith D'Souza (40), who was abducted from Kabul on Thursday night. Sources said the Indian embassy is in touch with senior Afghan authorities and the government is also in touch with Judith's family in Kolkata. The Afghan authorities are making all efforts to secure the early release of the 40-year-old woman. As per reports, the woman, Judith was working with an international NGO.  Judith is an employee of Aga Khan Development Network. Last month, the Indian Embassy had issued a security advisory for Indians residing in Afghanistan and travelling to the country. "All Indians residing and travelling to Afghanistan are advised that the security situation in the country remains highly volatile. Terrorist attacks have taken place in the country against foreigners and are expected to continue. There is also the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking throughout the Afghanistan. The Embassy advises all Indians in Afghanistan to live and work with adequate security precautions," the statement said. (ANI)