Police rescue girl forced into prostitution in UP's Ballia

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Ballia (UP), Dec 25 (PTI) Police rescued a 15-year-old girl, who was allegedly forced into prostitution by a relative, in Ballia district in Uttar Pradesh, and arrested the accused.

The girl is a native of Bihar.

A police team raided a house in Rajendra Nagar locality in the Ballia City Kotwali police station area and rescued the teenager on Thursday, police officer Sanjay Yadav said on Friday.

A woman relative of the girl, who is said to have pushed the teenager into prostitution, was arrested, the police officer said.

A case has been registered, the police officer added. PTI COR SAB SMN SMN