Four Females Rescued from an Orchestra in India

  July 28, 2021 By: INSEC

A joint team of Nepal Police and Maiti Nepal Birgunj’s Periodic Shelter has rescued a girl and three young women hired to dance in an orchestra in India and brought them to Nepal on July 26, 2021.

They were rescued from Chhauda Dano, a town about 25 km southeast of Raxaul in India.

According to DSP Om Prakash Khanal of the District Police Office, one of the rescued females is from Sunsari and other three are from Jhapa.

The girl is just 16years old and the other three are in the age group of 19 to 20 years. During the interrogation, it was found that one among the four was involved with the orchestra for some time. According to the police, it was discovered that she was the one who took the other three to India luring them with an attractive amount of wage she earned.

 They had entered India on July 20, 2021, through the Kawahi border of the Bara district.

According to Sangita Puri, Chief of Maiti Nepal Birgunj’s Periodic Shelter, the rescued females were being prepared to dance at a birthday party on August 1.

They were told that they would receive a payment of INR. 1,500 per day. The orchestra group is owned by a Bengali woman.

Krishna Chandra Lamichhane