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37 Bn SSB rescues 4 youths, 1 minor

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TANGLA, June 4: The organized network of human traffickers which has a palpable presence in Udalguri district is adopting new tactics to evade arrest. Acting on a tip off, troops of 37 Bn SSB Mangaldai deployed along the Indo-Bhutan border of Udalguri rescued four youths and a minor from Dimakuchi in Udalguri on Sunday. The rescued which include two male and two female had come to take the minor along with them, when SSB personnel on suspicion interrogated them.

The youths divulged that an agent had lured the youths of better livelihood and asked them to come till Rangia to board a train to New Delhi. “The minor and the youths were rescued in the nick of time,” a police said. The rescued youths also stated that the agent had promised of good salary in private clothing factories in the national capital. All of the rescued youths where handed over to their family members with the help of Dimakuchi police. However, the SSB troops couldn’t apprehend anyone in this connection.

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