Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
keyboard_arrow_down
Login
exit_to_app
Points to ponder before the Al-Qaeda hunt
access_time 22 Sep 2020 6:25 AM GMT
Farmer rage and Opposition parties
access_time 19 Sep 2020 6:51 AM GMT
access_time 19 Sep 2020 3:50 AM GMT
Going beyond birthday celebration
access_time 18 Sep 2020 6:05 AM GMT
DEEP READAll arrow_drop_down
The ogres in the mind
access_time 8 Sep 2020 11:27 AM GMT
Why worry about populism?
access_time 4 Sep 2020 9:51 AM GMT
Media mind-set towards minorities
access_time 15 July 2020 4:29 PM GMT
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightIndiachevron_right23 Nepali girls...

23 Nepali girls rescued in Mizoram

text_fields
bookmark_border
23 Nepali girls rescued in Mizoram
cancel

Aizawl: Twenty-three Nepali girls, who were victims of human trafficking, were rescued in Mizoram and handed over to Nepalese authorities, police said here on Tuesday.

The teenage girls were handed over to Nepal government officials on Friday through the border transit of Kakarbhitta, along West Bengal's Siliguri. 

"Mizoram Police, the state's Social Welfare Department and NGOs handed over the victims to the officials of Nepal's Ministry of Women and Child Development," Aizawl District police chief Karthik Kashyap told IANS.

The victims were rescued by the Mizoram Police on April 24 from Champhi area that shares a border with Myanmar.

The government has alerted officials about the state becoming a "safe passage" for human trafficking and to keep a strict vigil over the illegal trans-border movement of people.

Another police official said that 20 Rohingya Muslim teenagers were rescued in Mizoram during the past three weeks. They are currently lodged in shelter homes.

"A middleman and a woman were arrested in connection with the trafficking of the Nepali and Rohingya Muslim young girls and boys," the official said.

"The human traffickers are reportedly using the route via Myanmar to traffic young girls and boys to the Gulf and Southeast Asian countries," he said.
 

 

 

Show Full Article
TAGS:
Next Story