BALESWAR, Sept. 12 -- The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) here has directed for an inquiry after a 13 -year-old missing girl child was rescued and lodged in a short stay home on Tuesday.

The minor was missing since May this year and rescued by Childline, Khaira unit, with the help of police from the house of one Dhrutiban Sahu when the latter was away from home.

When rescued by thr Childline team, they found vermilion on her head suggesting she is married.

Sahu (35) is married since 10 years and has an 8-year- old son out of his wedlock with Madhusmita. In fact, Madhusmita had informed to the child rescue agency and police about presence of the girl in her house.

The victim after being rescued has been lodged in Nari Sangha and her medica...