Date: 8th, September 2008
Snehalaya’s Muktiwahini, team has rescued a 13 yrs. old minor girl from Hotel Sunmoon Lodge at Shrirampur, Dist. Ahmednagar. Muktiwahini (Anti Trafficking Cell of Snehalaya) was keeping a close eye on Nanda Namdev Dabhade (32 yrs) resident of village Galanimb, Tehsil Shrirampur, Dist. Ahmednagar.
Nanda was a pimp and used to supply girls to the customers. Muktiwahini received information that Nanda has brought a minor girl in her house before 15 days and was inviting customers. The Muktiwahini sent the bogus customer to confirm the information. As soon as he (bogus customer) confirmed to the other team members Mr. Yashwant and Datta who were standing out side the hotel. Mr. Yashwant informed Mr. Somnath Gharge, Dy. S. P. Shrirampur about the commercial sexual abuse of the girl child. Mr. Gharge reached to the hotel timely and helped to the Muktiwahini volunteers to rescu the minor girl and also arrested Nanda from her house. Muktiwanini asked Mr. Gharge to apply sections under PITA (Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act). The minor girl was brought to the civil Hospital for medical check up, she was detected pregnant. Snehalaya is planning her rehabilitation.