Indian migrants who lost their valuables in an accident in a warehouse in Dubai have filed a petition in the Kerala High Court. They have demanded that they be given legal assistance to collect their outstanding money. According to Gulf News, the petitioners claimed that they had given away thousands of dirhams of valuable goods to the UAE cargo firm to Kerala, which was destroyed by the fire.
Many of these people lost their jobs during the Kovid epidemic and had to send their families back home. Kerala High Court lawyer Jose Abraham told Gulf News, “This petition has been filed in the Kerala High Court because most of the victims are from Kerala. They are not in a position to go to the UAE and fight their case. ”In this case, the Kerala High Court has sent a notice to the Central Government to direct the Embassy of India in the UAE to help the victims there so that they get their compensation. Can do.
This notice was served by Justice P.V. The bench headed by Asha has issued. In this, the concerned authorities have been asked to give free legal aid to consider the complaints of the petitioners and initiate legal action for compensation. According to the petition, the petitioners claimed that they had lost their jobs due to an epidemic and then paid thousands of dirhams to the cargo company to send their goods home, but their goods did not reach them even after they reached home. He had collected this valuable item with many years of hard work.
The petitioners made their remarks to the Principal Secretary of NORKA (the body that oversees the affairs of non-resident Keralites), who made it to the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi. George Joseph, who lost his job in March last year, paid the company 5,700 dirhams to send his goods. At the same time, Ramdas Paruvayakode, who worked as a technical engineer in Dubai, had sent thousands of dirhams for his family, a new fridge, washing machine, and many things, which were burnt in the warehouse.
Apart from this, he had also paid thousands of dirhams for shipping to the company. “We have lost thousands of dirhams, we must be compensated,” says 43-year-old Rosie Kurian, who lost a lot of precious furniture and music systems in the fire. While working as a freelance IT consultant in Dubai for the past 22 years Mangesh Prasad Chafolkar says, ‘I sent TV cabinets, beds, a lot of kitchen items, my children’s certificates, trophies. Not only this, but it also included our family photos, videos, and many antics. Our lives have been reversed due to the burning of goods. I hope to get something good. ‘