Tumakuru police nab two women for human trafficking

Tumakuru police nab two women for human trafficking

Acting on a tip-off provided by the Delhi police, the Tumakuru police have busted a human trafficking racket wherein women from the state were being transported, and arrested three persons in that connection.  

On December 27, 2017, the Delhi police Anti-Prostitution Cell rescued a woman from the state who escaped from her captors and gave the police all information on the racket flourishing here in Tumakuru. The complainant was kept at a  rehab  for destitute women.  

Based on her request to return home to Tumakuru, the Delhi police spoke to the Superintendent of Police, Tumakuru district.    

Acting on the directions of the SP, the team led by Tumakuru Rural Circle Inspector visited Delhi and brought the woman safely back home.

On questioning her, she revealed that two women Bhagyamma and Bhagya, were running a prostitution cum human trafficking racket.  

The woman who was saved, told the police that Bhagyamma,  the accused, who belongs to Thumbadi village, Kasaba hobli, along with an accomplice, had promised the victim a job and taken her to Hindupur in Andhra Pradesh.  

"There I was handed over to a person called Noor Jaan who talked to a prostitution racket kingpin in Delhi and sent us there. In Delhi, I was sold to a woman who runs a prostitution racket near the railway station," said the young victim.    

Based on all this information, the Tumakuru police have arrested Bhagyamma in Arasur, Kalaburagi; Bhagya in Koratagere and Noor Jaan in Kadari village in Andhra Pradesh.  

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