Four arrested for trafficking, eight girls rescuedJune 26th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Four people, including a woman, were arrested here for child trafficking and eight minor girls were rescued, police said Tuesday.
“The accused were involved in trafficking minor girls from Assam, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh and placing them as domestic help in Delhi,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime and Railways) Sanjay Kumar Jain said.
Ravinder Yadav, Pradeep Toppo, Vimal Kerketta and Babita - all residents of J.J. Colony in Shakurpur in west Delhi - were arrested June 23 during raids on their placement agencies.
The agencies had employed these eight girls as domestic help in the capital.
“Now the girls wanted to go home but the accused had detained them and withheld their earnings. Of the rescued girls, four belong to Assam, one from Chhattisgarh and three from Jharkhand,” said Jain.
According to the official, a case under Juvenile Justice Act and Indian Penal Code was registered. Police are trying to contact the family members of these girls, said Jain.
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