Delhi: Human trafficking gang busted in Paharganj, 39 Nepali girls rescued 

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Aug 01, 2018, 10:04 AM(IST)

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The DCW had rescued 16 girls from Delhi's Munirka on July 25.

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on late Tuesday night rescued 39 girls from a hotel in Paharganj. The girls are reported to have been trafficked from Nepal.

The DCW had rescued 16 girls from Delhi's Munirka on July 25.

Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh's crime branch on Monday rescued 18 women from Delhi's Maidan Garhi, 16 hailed from Nepal. 

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The women are suspected to have been brought to Delhi with a promise of employment but were being trafficked to the Middle-East instead. Some 68 Indian and Nepali passports were also recovered at the site.

Police officials said the gang had been operating in various parts of the country including Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur and parts of Uttar Pradesh for around to five years.

It is suspected that as many as 1000 girls may have already been trafficked to the Middle-East by the gang.

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