25 minor girls rescued, 43 held

Last Updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 16:42

Araria: Twenty-five minor girls were rescued from Rampur village in Bihar`s Araria district on Sunday.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Shivdeep Lande said
today 43 persons were held under human trafficking charges during the police raid.

The girls - hailing from state`s Bhagalpur and Supaul districts, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal - were brought here by a gang and forced into flesh trade, the SP said.

The rescued girls have been handed over to the district child welfare committee.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 16:42

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