Wednesday, September 5, 2012
13-year-old Delhi girl rescued from human traffickers
Police Wednesday rescued a 13-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Alwar district and arrested two men who had brought her from Delhi to sell her, officials said. The two men were members of a human-trafficking gang, they added.
According to the police, the girl whose identity is being withheld, is a resident of JJ Colony in New Delhi.
"Two men, Mohammed Imran and Kallu Khan, had brought the girl on the pretext of getting her a job as she belongs to a very poor family," a police officer told IANS.
Mohammad Imran who also belongs to Delhi, had brought the girl to Alwar Monday, he added.
"As per the girl's statement, he took her to a house. Kallu Khan was already there. Imran allegedly raped her. The girl says that both were talking about selling her to someone," said the officer.
The police's anti-human trafficking bureau got a tip-off and raided the house.
"We rescued the girl and got her medical examination conducted. It has been proved that she was raped," the officer said.
He added that during preliminary investigation, it emerged that the duo has been involved in selling children in the past too.
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