The East Khasi Hills police in Meghalaya have rescued a girl on Monday who had gone missing under mysterious circumstances in February.
Identified as Lamidaka Rymbai, the year old girl who id a resident of Jowai and an employee with GNRC Hospital Guwahati and staying as a paying guest in the Super Market area which is about 50 metres from the hospital.
Policemen in Guwahati and Meghalaya have been tracing her since they registered a case on February 21 in Dispur. Her family members filed another missing case at Lumdiengjri on February 26. The Missing Squad of the East Khasi Hills District Police vigorously pursued the case, nothwithstanding the fact that the girl went missing from Guwahati.
Through its intervention, the Missing Squad East Khasi Hills, apprehended one Nur Muhammad of Sonatary village under Tarabari Police Station Barpeta with the assistance of Boko Police Station ,who was found involved in the disappearance of the missing person.
.It was also found that he was the last person to have met her and was in possession of some of her belongings and admitted to have abandoned her at Hajo after crossing Saraighat bridge. Following his apprehension, Guwahati City Police registered a regular case videBasistha PS Case No. 260(04)2017 u/s 366/376 IPC and arrested the above accused, but the investigation could not make further progress. The Missing Desk East Khasi Hills continued to pursue the matter and gathered information that she had been trafficked to West Bengal.
The Missing Squad and the Anti Human Trafficking Unit, East Khasi Hills followed up the matter and after receiving information that she was somewhere trafficked to Siliguri, left for the above destination along with a team of the Assam Police on September 22.
The joint team, through their efforts, were able to rescue Miss Lamidaka Rymbai from Khalpara Siliguri who was kept under confinement, and, unite her with her parents who had accompanied the police team, after nearly 8 months of her disappearance. Her captors however managed to give the slip when the raid was conducted in the area. Investigation is still on to identify the traffickers and the circumstances of her being kidnapped.