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Traffickers nabbed, minor rescued in Tangla

Security forces in Tangla busted a human trafficking racket as they caught three people on Wednesday. 

Acting on a tip off troops of 37 Bn SSB Mangaldai deployed a group of jawans at BOP in Nonaikhuti along the Indo-Bhutan border village of Udalguri

With the help of local AASAA activists, the security forces apprehended the three persons who were to leave the place with a minor girl near Tangla railway station on  evening.

"The minor girl was rescued in the nick of time from the traffickers who were just to depart for Delhi from Tangla railway station", the police said.

The trio who are in their late twenties were identified as Rajesh Kujur ,Vinod Chauhan  and Manik Kachari to be booked vide case no.140/17 under section 370(4) IPC and forwarded to judicial custody on Thursday.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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