Tweet from a railway passenger helps rescue 26 minor girls

A tweet from an alert train passenger helped save 26 minor girls from a dark future.

26 minor girls were rescued from the Muzaffarpur-Bandra Avadh Express on 5 July by security personnel of GRP and RPF.

One passenger on the train noticed that the girls looked uncomfortable and scared. He saw them crying and tweeted about it on social networking site Twitter.

The officials in Varanasi and Lucknow responded and their action led to the rescue of the little girls.

The 26 girls were between the ages of 10 and 14 years and were found to be accompanied by two men aged 22 and 55. The two men have been arrested.

The girls belonged to West Champaran in Bihar and were being taken from Narkatikyaganj to Idgah.

The girls are being taken care of by the child welfare committee for the time being.

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