Kathmandu, June 5
A 19-year-old girl of Shuklaphanta Municipality-10 has been rescued from the border area. A joint team of Nepal Police and Maiti Nepal rescued the girl on Saturday evening from Dodhara Chandani Municipality-7.
Pawan Yadav, 29, of Uttar Pradesh, India has been arrested by the police for his involvement in attempting to transport the girl to India. An investigation into the incident is underway, Krishna Dutta Bhatt, in-charge of Area Police Office at Babathan said.
Maheshwori Bhatta, coordinator of Maiti Nepal Kanchanpur, said that the girl was rescued after a tip-off was received that she was being lured to go to India.