Delhi: 39 Nepali girls rescued in human-trafficking case from Paharganj
At least 39 Nepali girls were rescued from a hotel in Delhi's Paharganj by a joint team of the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) and the Delhi Police in the early hours today, the women's panel said. According to the DCW, the anti-trafficking operation started at 1 am and continued till 6 am. The women panel's chairperson, Swati Maliwal tweeted about the operation.
Maliwal gives details of the rescue operation on Twitter
Third rescue operation in Delhi since July 25
This was the third such rescue operation since July 25. Delhi Police and DCW had rescued 16 women, who were allegedly trafficked from Nepal and were about to be taken to Gulf countries, from Delhi's Munirka area on July 25. On July 30, the Delhi and Varanasi Police had rescued 18 women, including 16 from Nepal, from an international prostitution racket in Vasant Vihar.