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Three traffickers arrested in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar,May 25: Kokrajhar police,RPF,ABSU apprehended three suspected human traffickers and rescued two minor girls from traffickers at Brahmaputra train at Kokrajhar rail station this evening.

The persons were tried to  trafficked girls to Delhi keeping lobby of jobs.The rescued girls are from Biswanath Chariali and they  boarded train at Rangia station.

Getting information about the trafficking, ABSU workers from Kokrajhar district unit committee of ABSU,Kokrajgar police and RPF carried out a search along the train and arrested the person and rescued the two minor girls.The rescued girls are under 15-16 year age group.

The arrested were identified as Rapul Hussain, 22,(Rangia),Ajay Biswas,22,(Morigaon) and Bijan Borah,20,Guwahati.

Arrested are now bought at Kokrajhar Police Station.

A RPF Officer,Kokrajhar told that the persons were arrested from Brahmaputra mail down train who were allegedly tried to trafficked girls from Assam.

An FIR has been lodged with police in this regard

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