News Nation Logo

Human trafficking: 26 rescued, 2 held in UP

At Least 26 People Were Today Rescued By GRP Personnel At Mughalsarai Railway Station While Being “illegally' Taken To Delhi From Jharkhand.

PTI | Updated on: 30 Jan 2016, 01:35:59 PM

Lucknow:

At least 26 people were today rescued by GRP personnel at Mughalsarai railway station while being “illegally” taken to Delhi from Jharkhand.

“25 girls and a boy being illegally taken to New Delhi by Ranchi Sampark Kranti Express were rescued by a team of GRP, Mughalsarai, led by Inspector Tripurari Pandey,” a home department spokesman said.

Those rescued include some minors, the spokesman said, adding two women were arrested in this connection and a case was lodged against them.

Preliminary questioning revealed the accused had lured them on the pretext of participation in sporting events and getting them jobs, the spokesman added.

For all the Latest Cities News, Lucknow News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.

First Published : 30 Jan 2016, 01:30:00 PM

Videos