A 9-year-old girl of Devpura village, who went missing six years ago, was recovered from a neighbouring village in Uttar Pradesh, police said .
The girl was found on Friday following a raid in the neighbouring Vairpur Khera village after a tip-off by the girl’s mother, who was informed by other villagers, police station in-charge Kunj Bihari Misra said.
The minor said she was lured by a person of her village six years ago and was taken to Delhi, where she was exploited for three years, Misra said.
The victim said she was later sold to Bhura (45) for Rs 15,000, who married her forcibly and was living with her in the neighbouring village, the in-charge said, adding Bhura has been arrested and the girl has been sent for medical examination.
Misra said an FIR has been lodged in this connection and hunt is on to apprehend the other accused.