No less than 21 minor boys, below 16, had been rescued by the Kolkata Police whereas from traffickers. Three individuals have been arrested, the police mentioned.
Performing on a tip, the police intercepted a bus round 5.30am on the Babughat bus stand on Strand Highway in south Kolkata. They discovered the boys on the bus.
“The boys had been all residents of Samastipur in Bihar. We’ve arrested three individuals. Additional interrogation is happening. We have to discover out the place the boys had been being taken and whether or not there are different members within the gang,” mentioned a senior officer of the Kolkata Police’s detective division.
The police mentioned that the data had come from Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), based by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi.
The police recognized the suspects as Md Ayshan (22), Md Afzal (28) and Md Chand (23). They had been arrested on the premise of a criticism lodged by the state coordinator of BBA.