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6 Minors Rescued from placement firm

delhi Updated: Jan 20, 2013 00:21 IST
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Two placement agency owners were arrested and six children, including four girls who were allegedly being exploited and wrongfully confined, were freed from their clutches, the crime branch said on Saturday.

Identified as Geeta Sahini, 40, and Shyam Kumar Yadav, 33, the duo was arrested when a special team acted on a tip-off that minors were being exploited under the garb of placement agencies at northwest Delhi's Shakur Pur, said SBS Tyagi, DCP (crime and railways).

"A raid was conducted at Sahini's E block premises, in tandem with members of NGO Shakti Vahini, where she was found to have confined six minor children: four girls and two boys, all of whom were successfully rescued," said DCP Tyagi.Further investigation revealed that Sahini was running a placement agency in collaboration with one Shyam Kumar Yadav, who was also running a similar enterprise.