Nine trafficked women rescued, three allegedly involved in trafficking arrested

Published On: March 28, 2023 10:16 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 28: The Nepal Police has arrested three people on charge of trafficking nine Nepali women to India.

Police on Monday made public three alleged traffickers who lured those women working in the entertainment sector. They were trafficked by making false promises of lucrative jobs in New Delhi, India.

Nepal Police's Anti-Trafficking Bureau made public Samjhana Tamang (alias Senji), 20, of Bhimphedi Rural Municipality-9 in Makawanpur district, Bhuwan Tamang, 25, and Sushma Magrati, 20,  of Dhunibeshi Municipality-2 in Dhading district.

Superintendent of Police Krishna Prasad Pangeni, also the Spokesperson of the Bureau, shared that they acted on a tip-off and rescued the trafficked women with support from the Embassy of Nepal in India and Indian police.

Further investigation into the case is underway taking the alleged traffickers into custody. 

The accused persons have been remanded in custody for seven days after the permission of the District Court.


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