2 minor girls rescued by RPF in Assam

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Guwahati, Nov 17 (PTI) The Railway Protection Force of Northeast Frontier Railway has rescued two minor girls from Rangia station in Assam, an official said on Tuesday.

A constable of the RPF noticed two minor girls in distress near the entrance of the station on Monday and brought them to the police station, NFR Chief Public Relations Officer Subhanan Chanda said in a statement.

'On enquiry it was found that both the girls aged about 11 years and residents of an area under Tamulpur police station limits, had left their homes without the knowledge of their parents,' the statement said.

Both the girls were later handed over to the Child Line, Kamrup, after completing necessary formalities, Chanda said.

From 2017 to 2020, the RPF has rescued 105 children and 56 traffickers, it said. PTI TR MM MM