New Delhi: Delhi Police rescued a 14-year-old girl, who was kidnapped from Nepal and then trafficked for marriage in India, and arrested a man in connection with the crime.
According to police, the victim was kidnapped from Nepal about two months ago as she had left her house after her mother had scolded her over some issue.
Police said that when she was going to her uncle’s house around ten km away, she was allegedly kidnapped by a truck driver who belonged to India.
A senior police official said that yesterday, constable Manoj Kumar, posted at South Campus police station of South District, received information that a minor girl kidnapped from Nepal was in captivity of one Rudal.
“The constable brought these facts in the notice of SHO of South Campus. Inspector Suresh Chand, SHO/South Campus, along with his teams, conducted a raid in JJ cluster of Shastri Market and rescued the victim from a Jhugi and accused Rudal was arrested,” DCP (South) Ishwar Singh said.
During interrogation, Rudal (30)told police said that about two month ago, his distance relative Shesh Nath, who is a truck driver and used to visit Nepal for transportation of goods, had brought the girl to village Simra Raja of district Maharaj Ganj (Uttar Pradesh) from Nepal and handed over her to him for solemnizing marriage with her.
Rudal also told police that he took her to his maternal aunt’s house and solemnized the marriage with her in a temple by changing her name as Savita. Thereafter, Rudal brought her to a jhuggi in Shastri Market in Delhi.
He is married and has two daughters. He wife expired and his mother is taking care of his daughters.