POKHARA: Police have rescued as many as 15 children, including three girls, from Lekhnath municipality in Kaski.
According to DSP Kedar Rajaure of Kaski District Police Office, the children, aged between five and 14 years, were rescued from a commuter bus on Wednesday night. “We saw some children crying when we were conducting our regular checking on the bus. After questioning them, they told us they were being forcefully taken to India to study Christianity,” he said.
Police said that some children even showed their documents which informed that they were going to a Christian organisation in the northern state of India.
The kids have been kept at Child Helpline in Pokhara. According to preliminary investigations, some of the rescued children might have already been to the organisation.