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A minor girl kidnapped and trafficked from Banderdewa area of Assam-Arunachal Pradesh boundary in Lakhimpur district was traced and rescued by police on Monday night.

Niha Biswakarma (6), sister of Alisha Biswakarma of Bandardewa was kidnapped by one Dipak Dutta of No 1 Dhemagarh village under Bihpuria Police Station in Lakhimpur district.

A case was registered in Bihpuria Police Station vide case no 587/19 under Section 365 of IPC  and under the supervision of deputy superintendent of police (HQ) Runa Neog the district anti-human trafficking unit began investigation.

After initial investigation which revealed that the girl was taken to some location in Arunachal Pradesh, a team comprising sub-inspector Madan Kalita, havildar Dipen Hatibarua, UB constable Francis Kangori, AB constables Mustafa Ahmed and Sofiuddin Ahmed and woman home guard Mohila Das was deputed to the neighbouring state to trace out the abducted girl.

A series of continuous search operations at Sesa, Kokila and Balijan the minor girl was traced at Barapani village under Naharlagun Police Station inside Arunachal Praesh.

With the help of local police the girl was brought back and was reunited with her family.

Investigation is going on to nab the mastermind of the abductor-trafficker.

Farhana Ahmed

Farhana Ahmed is Northeast Now Correspondent in North Lakhimpur. She can be reached at: