7 Children allegedly being trafficked on pretext of studying in Madrasa rescued

In a join operation carried out by Child Line, Crime Branch and Government Railway Police (GRP), seven children were rescued and a man was detained,  from Avadh Assam Express yesterday. The children were allegedly being trafficked to Rajasthan on the pretext of studying in Madrasa, reported ANI.

More details awaited are awaited in this incident. In a separate incident, seven girls were rescued from a running train in Assam when they were allegedly being taken to Mumbai, an official of the Northeast Frontier Railway said on Thursday.

After getting specific information, RPF personnel of Rangiya division boarded the Down Guwahati-Lokmanya Tilak Terminal Express on July 10 and rescued the girls, NF Railway Chief Public Relations Officer Pranav Jyoti Sharma said.

“The RPF rescued four girls from one coach. Three more girls were rescued from another coach along with one woman trafficker. They were being taken to Mumbai on the pretext of giving them employment at a fish factory,” he added.