AMBALA: A 15-year-old Nepalese girl, who was recently rescued by the Ambala Child Welfare Committee (CWC), was reunited with her father in the presence of a five-member panel of concerned Nepal authorities on Friday.
The girl was rescued from a poultry farm at Jalbera village on June 17. She was allegedly brought to India by a Nepal-based man identified as Dinesh Mandal.
The girl was allegedly forcibly kept at the poultry farm.
Ambala CWC chairman Ranjeeta Sachdeva said that on the basis of the information received from Nepal, the girl was rescued.
Ranjeeta said, “We came to know that Deepak Mandal worked at a poultry farm in Jalbera, where he kept the girl in a room. From the room, the police recovered a ticket dated May 14, when the accused traveled to India from Nepal.”
“During the counseling, the girl said that the accused had tried to assault her sexually but could not do so. Medical examination of the girl was conducted,” she said.
In her complaint, the girl said that she was being forced to work at a poultry farm, said Ambala police.
The police added that a case was registered against accused Dinesh Mandal under relevant sections of the POCSO Act and Child Labour (Prevention and Regulation) Act at Ambala Sadar police station on June 21.