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One arrested, car recovered in Delhi's Munirka rescue case

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Guihiamliu Riamei | Updated on: 27 Jul 2018, 11:28:44 PM
One arrested, one car recovered in Delhi's Munirka rescue case (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

New Delhi:

In a breakthrough to the Munirka rescue case, one person had been arrested and a car had been recovered on Friday, according to sources.

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) had on Wednesday (July 25) rescued 16 women from southwest Delhi’s Munirka area, believed to have been on their way to be trafficked to Gulf countries of Iraq and Kuwait.

The DCW had alleged that the women were brought to Delhi on the pretext of employment and were kept in a small room for several days and added that their passports were taken away by the traffickers.

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“They were made to stay in the room for the past 20 to 22 days. The girls kept coming on different dates. They said in the last 15 days, seven girls have been sent to Iraq and Kuwait. One of the girls sent outside was pregnant,” the DCW had said in a statement.

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First Published : 27 Jul 2018, 11:24:14 PM