Guwahati: In a major breakthrough, Assam police rescued 42 children from trafficking and arrested two accused in connection with the case.
The victims, aged from 7-10, were rescued from the West Bengal and Sikkim border. The children were trafficked from three villages in Chirang district of Assam.
According to police, the children are being brought to Assam via Alipurduar.
The operation was launched by Chirang police and was being carried out since one month.
Meanwhile, the children will be brought to Assam Administrative Staff College and will interact with Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
A meeting will be held at the Staff College in the presence of the Chief Minister to discuss the increasing cases of Child Trafficking. The meeting will also be attended by the high-ranking police officers including the DGP and officials of different departments.
During the course of the interaction with the children, the Chief Minister will also discuss as how these children could be rehabilitated.