November 25, 2019 01:30 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Two Nepali women have been rescued from being forced into prostitution in New Delhi, the capital of India.
Maiti Nepal's office in India rescued them when they were about to be sold to a brothel in the Indian capital. Both the rescued women were allegedly trafficked luring them of lucrative jobs. The rescued women are both 25years old and one is from Kavrepalanchok and another from Jhapa district, the Maiti Nepal's India branch office stated.
Maiti Nepal's India branch office trustee Sita Adhikari said the two women were rescued with the help of the Nepali Embassy in New Delhi, the New Delhi Police and a social worker Bal Krishna Pandey. The two women were taken to India via Kathmandu and Birgunj. Adhikari said the rescued women are being sent to Nepal today.
Police arrest thieves Meanwhile, Nepal Police has arrested four people on the charge of stealing handicraft items made of brass and filigree worth Rs 1.2 million. A team of police from the Metropolitan Police Circle Swoyambhu arrested them from Janamarga of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-15 on Sunday night.
The arrested are 18-year-old Dayaram Gahatraj, 24-year-old Roshan Lama, 23-year-old Man Bahadur Bishwakarma and 22-year-old Ram Lal Tamang from Kavrepalanchok. Police said they had stolen the goods from the factory operated by 29-year-old Ramesh Rasaili of Kavrepalnchok at Chamati of Kathmandu.