A 12-year-old trafficked child from Assam has been rescued from a moving train in Bihar with the collaborative effort of Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) volunteers and Railway Protection Force (RPF).

The trafficked child who hails from Assam was rescued at Chapar in Bihar.

As described by the victim’s father, the neighbour of his brother-in-law who resides in Rajasthan had taken the child out for the day. And when the duo didn’t return the family of became worried over the matter.

The family members went to the local police station but the cops told them to wait for four to five hours as there is a possibility of their coming back.

As soon as the BBA was informed about the matter, the BBA state coordinator immediately informed the GRPF but the GRPF asked them to register an FIR first.

And the investigation went ahead, following which both were spotted boarding the Awadh-Assam Express around 10 pm the previous night and were on the train.

“It was difficult to rescue the boy as they had left Assam. We are proud that we could manage to rescue the boy from Chapra, Bihar. I congratulate the BBA team. I also thank the Assam Police, and GRPF for their cooperation,” said BBA spokesperson Manish Sharma.

Inputs: Northeast Now

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