Sunday, December 22, 2013

Khobragade Involvement in Adarsh Scam

Apparently, Devyani Khobragade and her father Uttam were involved in the illegal alotment of properties meant for war widows in the Adarsh apartments:

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/devyani-khobragade-owns-11-properties-including-a-flat-in-adarsh-society/440938-3.html

While this doesn't justify her exposure to the animal control measures of the US incarceration system, it obviously raises questions about the Khobragade family and their honesty.

1 comment:

acomment1 said...

Does this not imply that the maid would not be under the laws of the receiving state?

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Vienna_Convention_on_Consular_Relations#Article_47_Exemption_from_work_permits

Article 47 Exemption from work permits

1. Members of the consular post shall, with respect to services rendered for the sending State, be exempt from any obligations in regard to work permits imposed by the laws and regulations of the receiving State concerning the employment of foreign labour.

2. Members of the private staff of consular officers and of consular employees shall, if they do not carry on any other gainful occupation in the receiving State, be exempt from the obligations referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article.