JHAPA: Two teenage girls who were being trafficked to India have been rescued.
According to DSP Mahendra Kumar Shrestha, the girls, originally from Kavre, were rescued from Nepal-India border Kakadvitta of Mechinagar-6 on Wednesday.
Police have arrested 21-year-old Sudip Babu Pokharel of Tamakoshi rural municipality-4 of Dolakha in this connection.
Pokharel lured the girls by promising them lucrative jobs India after health-related training, police said.
Police said they have filed a case against Pokharel under the Human Trafficking and Transportation Act, 2064.
June 07, 2020