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Timely action by Haryana police saved minor girl from being sold

Prompt action by Haryana Police has saved a minor girl of Sirsa from being sold for Rs.50,000. The Police has arrested four persons in this connection.

The case have been registered against all the accused under section 366A/120 B of Indian Penal Code on the complaint of 12 year old victim Palo, daughter of Lal Singh and resident of Jiwan Nagar, Sirsa.
While stating this here Monday, a spokesman of the Police Department said that the arrested persons have been identified as Surjit Singh, a resident of Bhadolawali, Hira Singh, resident of Jiwan Nagar, Pooja, a resident of Jivan Nagar and Manju, a resident of JJ Colony. However, the main accused of the incident Lakha Singh,28, son of Richpal Singh, resident of Hamjapur, district Fatehabad succeeded in running away from the spot.
He said that during interrogation, it was revealed that Palo was to be sold to Lakha Singh for Rs.50,000. The accused Surjit Singh and Hira Singh are uncle and maternal uncle of the girl respectively. Pooja and Manju are also relatives of the girl.
He said that the girl was brought to Rania from Sirsa on the pretext of purchasing clothes and other items। On suspecting something wrong, the girl started making a noise and a large number of people gathered there. On getting information of the incident the police arrested the accused. The Lakha Singh, who succeeded in running away, would soon be arrested, he added.
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