Three trafficked girls rescued from UP

Puri: Three girls belonging to Puri district who were allegedly trafficked by their dance master were rescued from Jaunpur area of Uttar Pradesh (UP). However, the family members are worried lot as they are yet to return.

The girls, identified as Itishri, Priyanka and Pragyan of Delang area, on April 19 had gone to perform a stage-show in Balasore along with their choreographer Karna Das. However, the dance master had allegedly taken them to UP instead of sending home.

Family members informed the police about the matter after the girls narrated their ordeal over phone. Police registered a case in this regard and launched investigation after coordinating with UP police.

Meanwhile, Nityananda Pradhan, father of Priyanka, has blamed the dance teacher who had taken her daughter to outside without informing him.