RPF rescues 5 minor boys from traffickers


Dimapur, May 16: Railway Protection Force (RPF) acting promptly on information rescued 5 minor boys along with 2 traffickers from platform no 1 of Rangiya station on May 14.
As per details divulged by Ashok Das, Inspector RPF, Rangiya, on the receipt of information about the movement of traffickers with minors, constables were deployed in plain clothes as decoys who approached the suspects, conversed with them. When it was found that the minors could not reply satisfactorily to their questions, the forces swung into action and arrested the traffickers.
Constable / Rubul Mahanta, Constable / Bhaskar Malakar of RNY post and Constable / Dilip Chakraborty & Constable / Manaj Ali of CPDS (Crime Protection & Detection Squad) of RPF / Rangiya were involved in the operation. Later the traffickers along with the rescued minors were handed over to GRP (Government Railway Police) for further action.
The northeast is a popular hunt for traffickers from where vulnerable minors are taken to places like Nepal and other parts of India for use as child labours. RPF of N.F. Railway has been instrumental in rescuing minors from the hand of traffickers.
During the year 2017 RPF rescued 515 minor children and arrested 11 traffickers. This year RPF has already rescued nearly 170 children from railway premises all over N.F. Railway.
(Page News Service)