Australian nurse is stranded in India after making mercy dash to the country to ...

Australian nurse is stranded in India after making a mercy dash to the country to see her dying father - as opposition leader slams the idea of jail terms for returning travellers Nurse who worked in hospitals through Melbourne's pandemic is stuck in India  Nausheen Khatoon returned to India to say goodbye to her dying father Mother-of-three is stranded and faces jail time if she attempts to return home

By Sam McPhee For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 23:50 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 23:50 BST, 2 May 2021

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A nurse who worked through the coronavirus pandemic in Melbourne hospitals is now stranded in India unable to return after flying to the country to say goodbye to her dying father.

Nausheen Khatoon moved to Australia more than 20 years ago but has now been told by the government she cannot return or risks jail time.

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'I fear if I fall sick now, I won't be able to reach a doctor or get proper medical help in India now,' Ms Khatoon told Nine. 

Ms Khatoon flew to India to say goodbye to her dying father (pictured)

Ms Khatoon flew to India to say goodbye to her dying father (pictured)

Ms Khatoon fears if she gets sick she won't have access to the necessary medical care and will prolong her time away from her children in Australia

Ms Khatoon fears if she gets sick she won't have access to the necessary medical care and will prolong her time away from her children in Australia

The mother-of-three was allowed to leave Australia on compassionate grounds to be

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