Kathmandu, December 17:

Two persons have been allegedly held for trafficking six children from Jharlang of Dhading district to Kathmandu. According to Kathmandu District Administration Office, a girl and 5 boys were brought to Kathmandu from Dhading through an agent on December 13 and handed over to Nara Bahadur Raut, president of Shree Matri Nepal Apanaga Sangh (MNAS), Kalopul with Rs 60,000. On the same day, MNAS handed over the children to Narayan Phuyal, president of Rastriya Apanaga Talim and Punarsthapana Kendra (RATPK), Balaju with Rs 27,000. On December 14, the children were lost from RATPK in the morning and were found by the Metropolitan Police Circle.