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DCW & Delhi Police Rescue 8 Nepalese Girls From Alleged Trafficking Racket

ANANYA BHATNAGAR & JITENDER BHATI | 0
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| October 12 , 2018 , 09:51 IST

The Delhi Commission for Women on Thursday rescued 8 Nepali girls from a hotel in the national capital’s Paharganj area. 

DCW received a tipoff from an NGO KI Nepal, who informed that some Nepali girls are kept in Hotel Omaxe Deluxe and they are being trafficked to Gulf countries.

DCW Chief Swati Maliwal along with Members Vandana Singh and Kiran Negi and the staff of KI Nepal NGO conducted a raid with the assistance of Delhi Police in the hotel and found these 8 Nepali girls who were rescued.

Chief of the Delhi Commission of Women Swati Maliwal said, “DCW & KI Nepal rescued 8 girls from Hotel Omaxe Paharganj who were being trafficked to Gulf and promised jobs in Iraq & Kuwait. Hotel also complicit in the crime. Sadly Delhi is a major transit route for trafficking Nepalese girls 2 Gulf. Urge MHA and Nepal Govt to end this crime.”

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Delhi said, “Their statements have been recorded in front of officials from the Nepal embassy and the NGO. They have not alleged any exploitation or abuse. No offence is made out based on the enquiry so far.”