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Updated December 17th, 2023 at 21:19 IST

Delhi Police rescues Bihar teen from flesh trade, 3 held

Police said that they had received a tip-off on Saturday about a girl being confined in a house in Delhi's Sadar Bazar.

Manisha Roy
Delhi Police
Three people have been arrested in connection with the case, the police said on Sunday. | Image:PTI
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New Delhi: A 14-year-old girl from Bihar, who was forced into prostitution, was rescued by the Delhi Police. The girl was abducted from Bihar before being forced into sex trade. Three people have been arrested in connection with the case, the police said on Sunday.

Police said that they received a tip-off on Saturday about a girl being confined in a house in north Delhi's Sadar Bazar. Following which, the house was raided and the girl was rescued, they added.

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A police officer said the teenager revealed that she was allegedly abducted by one Irshad (30) five months ago from her native place in Bihar's Araria district. The girl was initially made to stay at different locations here before recently being shifted to the house of Hasibul (45) and his wife Saniari (36) in Sadar Bazar, the officer said.

The police said the accused trio have been arrested under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act, and Immoral Traffic Prevention Act at the Sadar Bazar police station.

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As the girl is an orphan, the police produced her before the child welfare committee before sending to a shelter home, the officer said. 

 

 

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Published December 17th, 2023 at 21:19 IST

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