Karbi Anglong: Trafficked girl returns home after 11 years
Diphu, Oct. 7 (EMN): In a case of human trafficking, a teenage girl who went missing from Diphu in 2011 was finally rescued from Zero, Arunachal Pradesh, on October 6, through the joint effort of the Karbi Anglong Women Justice Forum (KAWJF) and One-Stop Centre NGO of Arunachal Pradesh.
The victim’s family members in a press conference at the office of KAWJF on Friday said that in 2011 their 14-year-old daughter had gone missing.
They alleged that a woman named Hanri (Ka-et) Terangpi, wife of Sarsing Teron of Birla Ram Teron, Diphu had lured their daughter from Diphu Mela held at Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) playground in 2011 and took her to Guwahati.
After a few days, Terangpi took the girl to Zero in Arunachal Pradesh and handed her to a man to work as a housemaid.
The victim’s parents narrated that a Karbi man from Diphu who had gone to Zero, Arunachal Pradesh, to sell clothes noticed the missing female (now-grown up woman) and getting suspicious that it might be a local woman from Diphu, the clothes seller started to talk with her.
In the course of their conversation, the man came to know that the woman was brought to Zero by some traffickers more than ten years ago.
The cloth seller than informed the matter to his friend and after verifying facts, the victim’s parents and women’s organisation went to Zero and brought back the victim to Diphu.