Five girls, who were being trafficked to India through Sunauli border on temptation of engaging them in employment in Kolkata, have been rescued.
KI Nepal Rupandehi – an organization working against human and girls trafficking – has informed that they have rescued five Nepali girls being trafficked to India via Sunauli checkpoint from Belahiya border area.
The girls were supposed to pass through the border in a private jeep.
KI Nepal Chief Tara Sapkota said that the girls were rescued while Manoj Setthi, hailing from Kolkata and now living in Kathmandu, was taking them to India on temptation of employment.
Among the rescued, two are from Chitwan, one from Dang, one from Sindhupalchowk and one from Sikkim, India but has been living in Kathmandu since long.
She said that trafficker fled the scene when they began an interrogation with the girls.
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost