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Police rescues Kenyan woman


New Delhi: A Kenyan woman who was confined illegally by two African nationals, has been rescued by the police from Rajpur Khurd in south Delhi’s Mehrauli area following a complaint from a Kenyan embassy official, police said today.

A complaint was lodged at Mehrauli police station by Frederick Ndegwa, political counselor from Kenya embassy, on the intervening night of July 17-18, about the illegal confinement of the Kenyan woman Gladys wambui mwangi (26), in Rajpur Extension, said a senior police officer.

The location where the woman was reportedly kept was identified by the police as a house in Rajpur Khurd Extension and rescued her in a raid, said the officer.

A case under relevant Sections of IPC was registered and an accused woman Alice Njoki, from Kenya, was arrested.

However, another accused Classidy Jeremiah, from Nigeria, managed to run away during the raid.

During investigation police found that Gladys was brought to India on promise of a secretary’s job in China. But, she was confined by the accused. Her passport was also snatched away from her as she was forced to join illegal activities by the accused.

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