Prime News, National (New Delhi), July 25:- The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) rescued 16 girls from Munirka area of the national capital in the wee hours of Wednesday. According to news agency ANI, the women rescued were trafficked from Nepal.
Confirming the same, DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal tweeted that the women were misled and trafficked from Nepal to New Delhi, adding the preparations were on to shift them to Kuwait and Iraq. She said that the passports of the women were taken away by the agent involved.
According to Maliwal, the women were kept in a small room. She alleged that the racket had been functional for the last eight months. The DCW chairperson further said that seven women were sent to Iraq and Kuwait 15 days back.
Pointing that the Delhi Police was functioning under the central government, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that it was the duty of the police department to prevent the crime in the national capital. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).