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2 childrens rescued at Tangla railway station

At a time when there have been reports of human trafficking specially women and children from the state to various North Indian states.Two childrens were found abandoned at Tangla railway station on Friday evening. Railway policemen and members of Tangla Police Station Nagrik Committee headed by Ashim Roy rescued the childrens.

"We found them in isolated condition. They got down from the Dekargaon-Rangia 55722 Dn Passenger train at about 7.30 pm on Friday.

The childrens said us that a tribal faced man accompanied them", said a railway police official. The childrens have been identified as Etwa Barla(10) and Sukhram Nayak (12). The childrens talking to this correspondent said" We were lured by a man  to board the train from Ghograjuli station of Sonitpur district.

While Etwa Barla said his mother is a house hold maid at New Delhi. He also said that his mother left him at a tender age. The child is a school drop-out and is a cowboy. Shukram Nayak (10) is a student of Class 6 at Rakshmari L.P school. His father is a farmer.

Both the childrens  are residents of 15 No. Jangalmati village under Rakasmari Out-post of Sonitpur district. The railway police have contacted their parents who are currently in safe custody at Tangla GRP investigation centre.

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