Four girls heading to India 'rescued' from Kakarvitta
The Jhapa police have rescued four girls from Kakarvitta point as they were about to go to India for jobs.
The Area Police Office Kakarvitta told state-owned news agency RSS, the girls were taken under control as they were ready to set out for India this morning. They had arrived here on Saturday and stayed at a local hotel.
All the rescued girls are of 16 to 22 years of age and are from Dharan, Sunsari and Sankhuwasava, a hilly district in eastern Nepal.
During the police investigation, they said that they were heading to India for jobs on their own interest and none had enticed them for doing this.
Police said that they will be handed over to their families with the coordination of Maiti Nepal.
However, the police have declined to disclose the names and full addresses of the girls citing security purposes. nepalnews.com