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CBI rescues minor girl forced into prostitution in Delhi

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New Delhi, February 28, 2012

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today said it had rescued a 14-year-old minor girl who was missing from Darjeeling since November, 2011.

A press release from the agency said its Anti-Human Trafficking Unit had, after receiving information about the missing girl, conducted an intensive search operation at various places and used special technical methods.
The release said the girl had been recovered from Munirka in New Delhi on February 22.
"Initial enquiry reveals that the girl was brought to Delhi by a boy on the pretext of providing her a job in Delhi. After bringing her to Delhi, the girl was allegedly abused by various persons," it said.
"A criminal case has been registered to bring the culprits to book. Further investigation is continuing," it said.
The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit is responsible for collating and analyzing data on kidnapping and abduction of persons from all over the country.
Any person giving information leading to arrest and criminal action against any such gangs would be rewarded upto Rs 2 lakh, the release added.
A helpline number 011-24368638 has been established by CBI, on which any person having inputs about such gangs can give information.
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