Visakhapatnam: Police have busted a human trafficking racket and rescued a 22-year-old-Bangladeshi woman in Vizag. The woman claimed that she visited India to spend the holidays. However, her friends allegedly took away her passport in Kolkata.
Police said they are investigating the incident from various angles to unravel the truth. Police also suspect that the woman entered India without valid documents. The woman was sent to Vizag on April 28 and asked to contact Vineet, a native of Kerala. Since then, she had been staying with Vineet and another woman in a house located at Sujathanagar under Pendurthi police station limits.
The woman claimed that she grew suspicious as some youngsters have been coming to the house and discussing the financial deals and a proposal to send her to Mumbai. The woman also claimed that she was physically abused and locked in a room. The woman also claimed that she managed to contact her brother, a Ham radio operator in Bangladesh, and narrated her plight. The woman's brother got in touch with a Ham operator in West Bengal, who in turn contacted the Vizag police. Pendurthi police rescued the woman on Tuesday.
"We have put the investigation on the fast track. We will disclose more information on Wednesday,", Pendurthi police said.