Child trafficker arrested, two boys rescued

Last Updated: Friday, February 19, 2010 - 14:06

Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh): A man in the
guise of a sadhu, allegedly involved in trafficking of
children, has been arrested and two boys of Nepalese origin
were rescued, police said Friday.

Dharmendra Nath Bajpai was arrested by Government
Railway Police (GRP) on board Gonda-bound Intercity Express
yesterday and two children in the 10-12 age groups were
rescued, they said.

During interrogation, Bajpai confessed that the
children were being trafficked to work as labourers.

A case had been lodged against Bajpai under Child
Labour Act and information has been sent to the parents of the
children in Nepal, they said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, February 19, 2010 - 14:06

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