Ganga was then trafficked to the Capital. “She was raped and sexually abused. Then, she was forced to do unpaid work as a maid and transported between Gurgaon, Delhi and Jalandhar since 2008,” the panel stated.
Ganga was among many minors who narrated their horrific tales of torture by organised gangs, placement agencies and even relatives prior to being rescued by women groups and NGOs.
The panel said the cases were alarming despite the fact that big states like Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Bihar, along with Punjab and Jharkhand, did not provide the data for missing children.