Three young women have been rescued by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Eastern Railway (ER) in separate raids.
A 20-year-old woman, who ran away from her home, was rescued from Poorva Express (Dn) at Barddhaman station on January 1, while two others were rescued from the Sealdah station on January 4, an ER release said here on Friday.
After verification of proper documents, the girls were handed over to their respective parents, it said.
Earlier on December 28, a minor girl was allegedly compelled to consume alcohol by an army jawan and raped by two paramilitary force personnel inside a compartment of the Howrah-Amritsar Express after she boarded a compartment reserved for security personnel from Howrah Junction.
She was later rescued by RPF in Jharkhand.