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Eight Nepali women rescued from Delhi

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, October 11

Delhi Police, Delhi Commission of Women and KI Nepal, an NGO today rescued eight Nepali girls from Hotel Omaxe Deluxe at Paharganj in New Delhi.

According to Programme Director of KI Nepal Indra Raj Bhattrai who was in New Delhi, those women are between 20 to 30 years old. “They are now filing a case against the broker. We will be back in Nepal after the legal process is completed in Delhi” he said.

The women are from Dolakha, Dhankuta, Morang and Sunsari districts. They will be sent home after the legal process is completed in Delhi and Kathmandu.

Those women were kept in the hotel for three days to one month said Bhattrai. As per him, they are now in rehabilitation centre in New Delhi.

According to KI Nepal Delhi Representative Nabeen Joshi, those women wanted to return home before Dashain. Police, DCW and KI Nepal had rescued 52 Nepali women from different hotels in New Delhi in July and August.

According to DCW they were being sent to Iraq and Kuwait to work in beauty parlours and homes.

 


A version of this article appears in print on October 12, 2018 of The Himalayan Times.


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