KATHMANDU, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- At least 73 Nepali
women and children who were trafficed after being allured for employment have
been rescued, Nepali national news agency RSS reported on Tuesday.
They were trafficked during the past six months from
various entry points of Parsa district (bordering to India), some 90 km south of
Nepali capital Kathmandu.
Though joint effort of local police and people
remained substantial to bring back helpless Nepali women and children, only one
case was filed against the traffickers during the period.
A crime case on human trafficking was registered
against Kanchha Lama, a local of Parsa district on Monday; report quoted a local
police as saying.
Lama was bringing 20-year-old woman Mandira Thapa
Magar of Sindupalchowk district, some 40 km east of Nepali capital Kathmandu and
her sister Hema Kumari, 15, to India alluring them to employ in India, said the
According to the report, local policemen argued
saying that the number of cases registered was very nominal due to the rising
trend of mediation to settle the case each other.