AIZAWL, June 22 - A local court on Friday ordered that eight Rohingya girls, who were rescued by the Mizoram Police from Dungtlang village in Champhai district, should be sent to a protection home in Aizawl, the police said.
Champai district is located near the Mizoram-Myanmar border.
The court instructed the police and the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in the district to choose a women protection home, which would be able to accommodate the Rohingya girls, reported to be victims of human trafficking.
�The girls were allegedly abducted from a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh and brought to Mizoram to be sent to Myanmar,� the police said.
These Rohingya girls were rescued from Dungtkang village in Mizoram on Monday. According to the police, the girls were being taken to Myanmar from Bangladesh via India. � PTI