Two arrested for allegedly trafficking in a girl

Kathmandu, June 22 (RSS): The human trafficking control bureau of Nepal Police has arrested two persons for allegedly involved in trafficking a 13-year-old adolescent girl in India.

The police nabbed Krishna Magar, 22, and Praveen Tamang, 28, of Sindhupalchowk on charge of trafficking in the girl from Lalitpur metropolis on false promise of decent job.

Bureau spokesperson and Superintendant of Police Govinda Thapaliya said the girl was rescued from the Uttar Pradesh on June 12 with support from Indian Police.

The investigation revealed that the arrested duo had taken the girl to the Udttar Pradesh of India through Kathmandu-Bhairahawa-Sunauli route. According to the Bureau, further investigation and action against the arrested will proceed as per the Human Trafficking and Transportation (Control) Act, 2064 BS.