Trafficked girl rescued in Dimapur

Kohima, Feb 05 (PTI) A ten-year-old girl who was soldoff as a domestic help by a Naga woman has been rescued bymembers of a Dimapur-based NGO after three years of herordeal.

The girl, rescued from Zunheboto, was reunited withher family in a village in Assam-Nagaland border on February 3due to a great deal of effort from Nagaland Domestic Workers�Movement (NDWM).

An FIR was also lodged against the woman at the WomenCell of Dimapur police station, the police said.

The NDWM office bearers told newsmen at Dimapur thatthe victim along with her elder sister were put to the custodyof a Naga woman in the town by their mother.

The woman, who sought custody of the two girls fromher mother to keep them as domestic help at her residence atDimapur, sold off the children to a family at Zunheboto inJuly for Rs 10,000.

Finally, the mother of the victims approached the NDWMfor help in July last year and after a great deal of effortyounger daughter was brought back to Dimapur by the NGOactivists.

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