Incident Reports

Girl trafficked by her sister rescued after four years

2012-05-15

Lumbini, Kapilvastu, Krishnanagar, Ward 2

 A trafficked girl, who was sold by her sister some four years ago from Khadka Bhanjyang in Nuwakot district, has been rescued by Shanti Rehabilitation Shelter in Krishnanagar in Kapilbastu district. Coordinator of the Shelter Bhumiraj Bhattarai said that the 11-year-old girl was rescued from a brothel at Allahabad of Meerganj in India. It is learned that the rescued girl was trafficked by her sister Kuiti Tamang of Jirauna in Chitwan district. Kuiti Tamang had sold the girl for IRs 30,000 by taking her up to Allahabad with a promise to arrange a trip in the Indian city. Currently, Kuiti is in police custody while a case against her is underway in the District Court, Kapilbastu.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Abduction
Weapons None
Primary Cause Gender-based human trafficking
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Abducted 1
Female Abducted 1
Youth Abducted 1
National/Online Media

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