Guwahati: The Assam police along with the Legal Cell in Incharge of the Anti Corruption and Crime Control Committee(ACCCC) rescued a minor girl from Rajasthan who was reportedly illegally trafficked and sold into an abusive marriage.
The minor girl is a resident of the Dhubri district of Assam.
The police personnel of Assam rescued the minor girl from Rajasthan on Saturday after her father filed an FIR.
As per reports, the girl was enticed by a local boy to elope with him. But instead of marrying her, he sold her to a family in Rajasthan. The girl had a one-year-old child also.
Earlier, Meghalaya police have rescued a couple of minor girls who were taken away by two persons to Assam. According to East Jaintia Hills district police, the minor girls of Khliehriat (aged 13 and 14), were "taken" away from their residence on September 17. After the Khliehriat Women Police Station received information on September 19 and 22, a case was registered. "During investigation, it was revealed that the two minor girls have been taken somewhere in Kalain, Assam," said East Jaintia Hills Superintendent of Police, Jagpal Singh Dhanoa.
He also informed that the district police immediately swung into action and engaged reliable sources to trace the location of the two minor girls. The East Jaintia Hills district police chief informed that on September 24 a police team led by Women Police sub-inspector D. Shabong and sub-inspector B. Marbaniang with the help of Assam police managed to track and rescue the two minor girls from two separate locations in Kalain, Assam.