Pooja Sonar, 15 year old girl and other seven Nepalese boys were rescued from a male agent named Farookh Khan and a female named Ayesha Khatoon. Agents were about to sent these Nepalese to foreign countries for work.
"Pooja was brought to Mumbai lured that she will be sent to Saudi for work. In Mumbai Ayesha Khatoon the agent kept her in in Mahim for one month. When she was in her house, she got to know that in the same house six to seven Nepalese boys were there to be sent to gulf," said Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) Prabhakar R Satam.
"I have a young brother, a mother and a husband. I was newly married, the agent told my mother and husband that he will send me well and I will get work in good house'. My husband agreed and sent me. I also wanted to go to foreign to earn," said Pooja.
"When raided it was found that there was this girl. This is for the first time we got agents also. The two agents are doing this for past twenty years. Eleven Nepalese passports are found from them and police is inquiring in the matter," said Raj Thakur, President of Nepali Shramik Mazdoor Union.