NEW DELHI: A minor girl was rescued from south Delhi after she alleged that she was sexually and physically assaulted by a trafficker. The girl was produced before Child Welfare Committee, which asked Delhi Police to register a case. The 17-year-old girl is a native of Tony Soong village, Darjeeling. On Tuesday, she was rescued by cops and NGO Shakti Vahini from Vasant Gaon, where she was provided temporary shelter by a Nepali family. “The girl was brought to Delhi four months ago on the pretext of marriage. The girl was being sexually and physically assaulted by the trafficker at Munirka,” said the CWC order. “To save her life, the girl ran away and was given protection by a family in Vasant Gaon,” the order adds. CWC noted that the girl was duped by a friend who gave her the number of one Satyanarayan from Siliguri. “According to the minor, her friend had given her the number of Satyanarayan. She left Darjeeling and went to Siliguri alone. After meeting Satyanarayan, they came to Delhi,” the order said. “The girl along with Satyanarayan was living in Munirka. After a week, Satyanarayan started exploiting her physically and sexually.” the order further stated.
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