NEW DELHI: India’s External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, says India girl Geeta, who has been struck in Pakistan for last 13 years, would be handed over to her Indian parents only after DNA test, Samaa reported Thursday.
“Geeta will be back in India soon. We have located her family. She will be handed over to them only after the DNA test,” the minister said on Twitter.
Sushma Swaraj’s remarks came when Geeta, a hearing and speech impaired Indian girl finally recognized her parents. Her family is traced in Bihar.
Geeta will be back in India soon. We have located her family. She will be handed over to them only after the DNA test.#Geeta
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) October 15, 2015
The 20-year-old deaf and mute girl was provided picture of her parents whom she recognised. The picture featured Geeta’s parents along with four brothers and a sister.
Sources said arrangements have been finalized to send her home on Oct 26. – Samaa