Russian woman abuse case: Akhilesh keeps Sushma request

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today sought the help of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in a case involving a Russian woman, who alleged abuse by her in-laws in Agra. The Russian woman posted a video on Twitter in which she mentioned that she was protesting outside the house of her mother-in-law, who is an Indian, and alleged that she was being abused by her. After seeing the message, Swaraj tweeted requesting Akhilesh to help the woman following which the Uttar Pradesh chief minister informed the minister that the matter was resolved. Swaraj later tweeted thanking Akhilesh. "Thank you Akhilesh ji for resolving this. Such incidents affect country's image," she said in her tweet.