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Press Release

 

SSB RESCUED ELEVEN CHILDREN AND APPREHENDED 03 HUMAN TRAFFICKERS

New Delhi- 16 June, 2017 – In accordance with the roadmap drawn by DG, SSB with all stakeholders working on INB against the menace of human trafficking, 20th Bn SSB Sitamarhi rescued 11 children and apprehended three human traffickers on 15.06.2017 in two different operations. First operation was led by 2nd-in-Command Santosh Kumar of 20th Bn SSB and rescued 06 children (03 Nepalese and 03 Indian) and apprehended 01 trafficker from Bairgania Railway Station district Sitamarhi. Simultaneously in another operation led by Sh. H.B.K Singh, Commandant 20th Bn rescued 05 children (01 Nepalese and 04 Indian) and apprehended 02 traffickers (Indian) from Sitamarhi railway station.

Rescued children in both Anti human trafficking operations were being taken to Mumbai by Karambhoomi express train for child labour in plastic bag and garment factories.

Human traffickers handed over to GRP Sitamarhi and FIR had been lodged, whereas rescued children were handed over to Childline NGO.  



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