Woman rescued from clutches of human traffickers from TIA, 3 held

KATHMANDU: A woman, who was on the verge of being trafficked to Kuwait via Dubai, was rescued from the clutches of human traffickers from Tribhuvan International Airport recently, police said.

In a statement today Metropolitan Crime Division said three persons, who tempted a woman and assured her of sending to Gulf country with free visa and free ticket, were arrested yesterday.

Police identified the suspects as Krishna Bahadur Gurung (56) of Syangja District, Khadag Bahadur Bishowakarma (34) of Jhapa district and Dilli Siwar Limbu (43) of Tehrathum District.

Acting on a tip-off, sleuths from MCD arrested the suspects from assorted locations in Kathmandu Valley.

Meanwhile, police have sent the suspects to the Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Range for further investigation, it said in the statement.

Police are preparing to file a human trafficking case against the trio.