A tweet helps Indian Railways rescue a girl from human traffickers



A 19-year-old orphan girl was rescued from traffickers in India, after a co-passenger tweeted to the Ministry of Railways. The rescue operations played out real-time on Twitter, with help reaching the girl within a few hours.

Radha Lohar was onboard a train from Hyderabad and handed over a letter to a fellow passenger that revealed that she was being forcibly taken to Delhi. This co-passenger then passed on the information to a relative Divyansh Khunteta, who tweeted a photograph of the letter written by Lohar to the Indian Railways. Read more…

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