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BHAIRAHAWA: Incidents of human trafficking are taking place through border checkpoint of Rupandehi.
Maiti Nepal data shows that human traffickers have been selling Nepali women and children to India and third countries on different temptations.
Rupandehi Chapter of Maiti Nepal said the incidents of human trafficking have continued unabated. As many as 56 women and children were rescued from border area Belhiya from mid-July to mid-August in the current fiscal year 2078/79 BS.
Human trafficking has not stopped according to the data of last three years. In the fiscal year 2075/76 BS, a total of 253 were rescued from Nepal-India border entry point at Belhiya while they were being trafficked to India.
According to Maiti Nepal Rupandehi chapter, as many as 50 trafficked girls and women were rescued from different cities of India.
In the fiscal year 2076/77 BS, total 242 trafficked women and girls were rescued from Nepal-India border checkpoint at Belhiya. Some 14 trafficked were rescued from different cities of India.
In the fiscal year 2077/78 BS, total 151 women and girls were rescued while being trafficked to India. Maiti Nepal Chapter Chief Maya Chhetri shared that eight of them were rescued and brought back to Nepal from different cities of India.
Human traffickers have been sending Nepali girls and women to India and Gulf countries while children have been used in different circuses.
Police informed that the human traffickers have been supplying women and adolescents to India through different checkpoints of Nepal showing false promises.
Human traffickers are found to have trafficked Nepali women and children from different districts of the country, mainly Sindhupalchowk, Kavrepalanchowk and Sindhuli on fake promises. (RSS)