A 17-year-old Bangladeshi girl was rescued in Bengaluru’s Majestic area. As per reports, the girl was found sleeping on the footpath with bruises all over her body. She was rescued by the officials and sent to a children’s home.
As per a report in Bangalore Mirror, the minor girl later revealed that she is from Bangladesh and was brought to India under the pretext of providing employment. She was allegedly tortured and forced into prostitution.
Based on the information provided by the girl, Siddapura police have arrested 5 Bangladeshi nationals living in Bengaluru. They are named Mohamada Madisa, Kislumulla, Imran Mulla, his wife Sati, and Bajida.
The girl was rescued by an NGO from a footpath. She revealed the officials that the accused had lured her by promising a job a couple of months back. She was later made to stay in a house in Kadugodi. She was allegedly tortured and forced into prostitution. She was being abused by the Bangladeshi nationals whenever she resisted.
The minor girl had somehow managed to flee from the house in Kadugodi and had reached Majestic. After the NGO rescued the victim from the footpath, police acted on her information and had arrested the five Bangladeshis. They have been sent to judicial custody under POCSO, and other relevant sections of the IPC for kidnapping, trafficking and rape.