Human traffickers apprehended by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Human traffickers


UDALGURI/KOKRAJHAR/TANGLA, July 13: During a special patrolling conducted by the Jawans of D Coy of 23rd Bn of the SSB at Dipabasti village in Udalguri district, three persons suspected to be human traffickers along with two minor girls were apprehended. The operation was led by Deputy Commandant DR Singh. The apprehended persons are Labsang Dorjee (19) s/o Sherpa Dorjee, Thupten Dorjee Namsa (25) s/o Sherpa Namsa and men Tsering (25) s/o Late Leiki Tsering – all from Boha village under West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. On interrogation, the trio revealed that they were on the verge of trafficking the two minor girls on the plea of providing jobs of domestic help and had paid rupees three thousand rupees to the parents. The traffickers and the victims were handed over to Harisinga police. This was informed by NC Sharma the assistant publicity officer of Sector Headquarter, Bezpara.