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Human trafficking racket busted in Manali, hotel owner,Tanzanian woman held

Setting a trap, police had send some youth to the hotel as customers and they had confirmed about the reports being true

india Updated: Sep 29, 2017 12:12 IST
Saurabh Chauhan
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Kullu police busted the flesh trade racked in Manali, rescuing two foreigners besides arrested one Tanzania woman and a local hotelier here on Thursday.

A police team led by additional superintendent of police(ASP) Nischint Negi raided the hotel- Devbhoomi in Manali, after setting up a trap. Local hotelier, 59, and one Tanzanian woman,26, were arrested while two Tanzanian have been rescued from the hotel on Thursday morning.

The case has been registered under relevant sections of the Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act.  We are strengthening our network and the action will be taken against people involved in such crime

Sources said that there were reports that flesh trade was a common thing in the said hotel. Setting a trap, police had send some youth to the hotel as customers and they had confirmed about the reports being true. Then, the police trapped the hotel manager and other woman. The police later raided the hotel when two other foreign girls were present.

All three Tanzanian were a part of a group, which was on tourist visa. The police is suspecting more women of same group involved in similar crime. “It seems it is a gang. We are working on it,” a police officer said.

Kullu superintendent of police (SP) Shalini Agnihotri said, “ The case has been registered under relevant sections of the Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act.  “We are strengthening our network and the action will be taken against people involved in such crime.”