Shahdol: Eleven teenage girls from Madhya Pradesh were rescued from factories in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu where they were taken by two persons under the pretext of providing them good jobs, a senior police officer said on Friday.
Police arrested the two persons from this district for allegedly luring the girls, all in the age group of 15 to 17 years.
"The Dindori District Police, in collaboration with the Tamil Nadu Police, arrested two persons and rescued eleven minor girls from different factories in Coimbatore district on September 13.
These minor girls were taken there under the pretext of jobs, but they were made to work in factories," Inspector General of Police (IG), Shahdol range, IP Kulshresth said.
The girls are residents of different villages in Dindori district.
"On the information provided by the girls, the police arrested two brokers identified as Munna Parade of Dhangawan village and Shankar Parade of Dukri village. They are being interrogated," he added.
The IG said the rescued girls were brought to Dindori yesterday.
"Dindori police got the information on September 10 that these girls were taken to Tamil Nadu. Later, a team was constituted and sent to Coimbatore," the officer said.