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Retrafficked victim rescued from Bangladesh Border

A 14 years old girl, native of Jharkhand was rescued from the Indo-Bangla border under Basirhat Police Station in West Bengal. The rescue operation was conducted jointly by west Bengal Police, Haryana Police and Shakti Vahini, NGO on Friday.

The minor girl was initially brought to Delhi by one Sarita from her native place in Jharkhand. The girl was then placed as a domestic help in a house in Gurgaon. Not being able to bear the torture of her employer the girl ran away from her employer house. The Gurgaon police then rescued the girl and provided shelter in a children home in Gurgaon.

The girl along with one of her accomplice in the children home ran away from the home last month. Then one Asma Akhtar Jahan trafficked both the girls and took them to a village in West Bengal. While one girl has been rescued by the police the other is suspected to be sold in Bangladesh.

The Gurgaon police first arrested the trafficker Asma from the tip off given by the Home authority. On interrogation it was revealed that both the girls were shifted to West Bengal from Gurgaon. The Assistant Commissioner of Police, Palam Vihar then contacted Shakti Vahini for assistance in rescuing the girl from West Bengal.

The FIR no 60 dated 20/02/2013 u/s 363/366A/345 has been registered in the Palam Vihar PS Gurgaon.  The GDE number in the Basirhaat police station is 1045 dated 15/03/2013. Further Investigation into the case is continuing.

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