Guwahati: Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) rescued a minor girl from Guwahati Railway station on Friday.
In a press release, the NFR informed that Sangita Sarma, a lady constable noticed a minor girl entering the station in a distressed condition. “On being asked she disclosed her name and also informed that she fled away from her home at Pasighat, Dist – East Siang, Arunachal Pradesh for onward journey to Delhi without any intimation to her parents/relatives in search of a job,” said the release.
“On checking her bag one Aadhar card, one school identity card, some used clothes, one Samsung smartphone, two nos bank passbooks (SBI & Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank) & cash Rs-1,430/- were found,” the release added.
RPF Guwahati informed her brother about the rescue, and after observing all formalities, the rescued minor girl was handed over to Railway Child Line, Guwahati for her safe custody.
In another incident on the same day, the same lady constable along with Asst Sub Inspector JS Wunganing and members of Railway Childline Guwahati were conducting checking against human trafficking at Guwahati Railway station.
They noticed four minor boys roaming on PF no-7 in a distressed condition. On inquiring, the boys said that they have run away from their home to Guwahati in search of a job. On further interrogation, they disclosed their name and address. It was detected that three of the minors are from Begusarai and another from the Samastipur districts of Bihar, said a release.
The rescued minor boys could not give any contact number of their parents or relatives. After observing all formalities the rescued minor boys were handed over to Railway Childline, Guwahati.
Also, acting in a tipoff, RPF, Agartala along with Government Railway Police (GRP) & SB of Tripura detained a lady with 16 packets of Brown sugar on Friday evening at Agartala Railway Station.
She travelled by the Silchar- Agartala special, but her husband who had also accompanied her managed to flee. “During interrogation it was revealed that, they have a good network in Myanmar – Manipur – Dimapur to Tripura & Mumbai. The market value of the recovered item is about Rs 6 lakh (Approx),” said a NFR release.