Assam: 6 Minor Girls Rescued By Police After Being Trafficked Across 4 States
Sources claim that Two girls were rescued from the Bokajan railway station, and one each was taken to Tinsukia and Dimapur in Nagaland.
GUWAHATI: According to a senior police officer, at least six young Assamese girls have been rescued from the grasp of human traffickers in different sections of the nation.
After receiving reports at numerous police stations throughout the area, Karbi Anglong's Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Kangkan Kumar Nath, stated that they were rescued over the course of the last 10 days.
"At the Diphu police station, the first FIR was filed on December 8. Taking action, we detained a human trafficker and rescued a 16-year-old girl from Fatehabad, Haryana "On Sunday, he added.
Following that, Bokajan police station received four FIRs, which led to the rapid commencement of a rescue effort for the girls, according to Mr. Nath.
Two girls were rescued from the Bokajan railway station, and one each was taken to Tinsukia and Dimapur in Nagaland, he claimed.
Another girl, 14, was reportedly saved from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan, according to the ASP.
The kid was sold for 1.5 lakh in Jhunjhunu for the purpose of marriage with a 33-year-old male, according to information provided after the FIR was filed at the Bakalia police station on December 10.
She was saved after a team from the Karbi Anglong Police travelled to Rajasthan and received assistance from the Rajasthan Police and other organisations.
Mr. Nath stated that two people, including a lady, had been detained.
According to sources, In order to successfully address crimes involving the trafficking of people, particularly women and children, Anti Human Trafficking Units (AHTU) have been established and put into action in every district of Assam. Ten of the 35 AHTUs—out of a total of 35—have received funding from MHA.
These collaborate with NGOs, Social Welfare Departments, Health Departments, Labor Departments, and VDPs, among others, to gather information and track down cases in order to combat child trafficking. These AHTUs are operational with the current workforce.