Four women being trafficked to Turkistan rescued

CHANDRAUTA: Four women who were being trafficked to Turkistan were rescued from the Krishnanagar Check Point in Kapilvastu district on Saturday.

In a joint effort of the police and Shanti Rehabilitation Centre, a local organisation working against trafficking, rescued the gullible women while they were being taken to Turkistan on a promise of better employment opportunities.

Two men involved in the smuggling of the women to the Turkic countries in Central Asia through India have been identified as Bhim Prasad Sunar of Bajhang district and Dhan Bahadur Gurung of Kushma in Parbat district, according to Bhumi Bhattarai of the Centre.

Meanwhile, police have detained the alleged smugglers for the investigation.