Girl being trafficked to Pakistan rescued

BHIMDUTTANAGAR: An adolescent girl who was being trafficked to Pakistan was rescued from Kanchanpur's western checkpoint on Wednesday.

Maiti Nepal Kanchanpur rescued the girl of Bhadaure VDC of Pokhara while she was being trafficked to Pakistan through Indian route.

Maiti Nepal Kanchanpur Coordinator Maheswori Bhatta said they rescued the girl suspecting that she might fall prey to traffickers in Pakistan.

Police said that they have arrested Bharat Sunar of Dhading for investigation.

Maiti Nepal shared the information that the girl had already reached Pakistan via Kathmandu-Dubai through an agent earlier too.

The rescued girl will be handed over to her family, shared Maiti Nepal.