(MENAFN- IANS) Gorakhpur (UP), Sep 22 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force has rescued eight children from a trafficker in the Amritsar-Jalandhar Janseva Express (14617) at Gorakhpur railway station, RPF sources said here on Friday.
RPF inspector Dr Dashrath Prasad confirmed that following the input, a raid was conducted in coach number 171059/C of Janseva Express on Thursday evening and all the children were rescued.
He said that project director of Bachpan Bachao Andolan, Lalit Kumar Yadav, had filed a complaint with the GRP regarding trafficking of children from Purnia district of Bihar to Jalandhar for child labour.
The accused has been identified as Ghanshyam Pal, a resident of Kathotiya, under the Dhighri police station of Madehpura district of Bihar, he added.
An FIR has also been lodged.
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