2 girls rescued from traffickers' clutches in Kurigram

2 girls rescued from traffickers’ clutches in Kurigram


Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued two young girls foiling a bid to traffic them to India through Gazer Kuti border in Phulbari upazila early Friday.
The victims were identified as Lovely Khatun, 18, daughter of Badshah Mia and Shantona Khatun, 21, daughter of Shahjahan Mia of Chwak Gobindaganj Pathanpara village in Gaibandha district.Sensing the presence of two traffickers, a patrol team of BGB-45 detained them and rescued the two young girls while they were being trafficked to India through the main pillar no 935/5 on the border at about 12:30 am, said Shimulbari Company Commander Subedar Makbul Hossain of Kurigram BGB-45 Battalion.The arrested were identified as Zamuna Begum, 25, wife of Tajul Islam of Gohati village in Chwak Gobindaganj of Gaibandha district, and Abdur Rashid Mia, 35, son of Abdar Ali of Kuti village in Phulbari upazila.The rescued young girls were handed over to Phulbari Police Station.A case was field with the police station under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act on Friday morning. -UNB, Kurigram


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