Assam: 8 minors amongst 37 rescued from being trafficked

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RANGIA/GUWAHATI: Al least 37 individuals, together with eight minors, have been rescued from two locations in Assam whereas allegedly being trafficked to Maharashtra and Gujarat, police mentioned on Tuesday.

Three individuals, together with a lady, have been arrested in these connections, they mentioned.

Railway Safety Pressure (RPF) personnel rescued 15 individuals, together with six minors, on Tuesday from Rangia station whereas they have been being taken to Mumbai in Maharashtra.

A lady trafficker from Tezpur was arrested on this connection and remanded in judicial custody.

Throughout interrogation, the rescued individuals mentioned that they have been promised jobs in a fish packaging firm in Mumbai by the lady, police claimed.

In one other incident, a workforce of state policemen rescued 22 individuals from Baksa whereas they have been being taken to Gujarat on Monday, and two individuals have been arrested on this connection.

The rescued individuals embody 15 males, seven ladies and two minors, police added.

Final week, the Assam Police had rescued 9 women who have been trafficked to Kerala and arrested two individuals.

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