Agartala, Nov 12 : Tripura police rescued a housewife from Haryana who was allegedly been sold off thereby a network of human trafficking a month ago.
However, police arrested two persons involved in the crime and continuing the search for the third person believed to be the main accused. According to police, one Ratan Deb of Betcherra area of Kumarghat in Unokoti district had lodged a missing complaint of his wife with police on Oct 12 last. Last week, reportedly the victim woman had managed to call her husband on mobile from an unknown location of Haryana and appealed to rescue her.
Based on the phone call and tracking the tower locations of that phone, Tripura police with the help of its Haryana counterpart conducted search and rescued the housewife from Mahaveer colony area under HTS police station of Haryana on Nov 7 last.
According to the report, she had developed an affair with a youth named Raju through missed phone calls a few months back. She also was being trapped for a job in Siliguri district of West Bengal. Later, she eloped with that youth in a New Delhi bound train from Kumarghat on Oct 12. After boarding in train she got to know that instead of Siliguri, she has been taken to Delhi for a better job.
After reaching Delhi, she discovered the real identity of that person whose actual name is Ashrab Ali. She had to stay three nights with him in a Delhi hotel and afterwards the victim was allegedly shifted at Haryana with another person identified as Sukhbindher Gill of Mahaveer colony against the payment of rupees one lakh.
Police also arrested Sukhbindher Gill and Pranesh Banik, a brother-in-law of the victim woman, who was also involved with the trafficking. However, police said that they launched a search operation to arrest the main accused Ashrab Ali. (UNI)