11 minor girls were rescued and 8 people were arrested in connection with the brothels at Yadagirigutta town in Telangana’s Bhuvanagiri District.
Of these minor girls, 4 are below 7 years, 1 girl is of 3.5 years old said the Mahesh M Bhagawat at the Rachakonda Commissionerate. We have to verify whether these girls are their children/missing children or kidnapped from elsewhere.
The rescued minor girls were sent to the rehabilitation center for counseling. The girl child traffickers are charged under human trafficking, Buying and selling a minor, POCSO Act, Abetment to commit rape and other sections of immoral traffic prevention act.
All the accused have been taken into custody for judicial remand.In a similar case, around 36 students were rescued by the police from Madrasa, Pune, Maharastra last week.