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5 detained in human trafficking case in Teknaf

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  • 04 November, 2022 21:42:21

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Javed Iqbal Chowdhury, Cox's Bazar : Police arrested 5 persons in case of human trafficking in Teknaf. The operation was conducted in the early hours of Friday, November 4. They are Abdur Rashid (27) and Md. Belal (20), two sons of Tulatali village of Teknaf Sadar Union, Abdur Rashid (27) and Md. Belal (20), Abdur Rahman (55), son of deceased Amir Hamza, Jahangir Alam (26), son of Md. Kalu of Ward No. 6 Jhimangkhali village of Teknaf Hoikung Union, Jahangir Alam (26) and Abdul Hakim. Son Md Jahangir (19). At this time (Friday morning) a victim named Md. Shahed (17) was rescued from the hilly area next to Teknaf Government Technical School and College. The recovered victim is the son of Md Azizul Haque of Jhimongkhali village, ward no. Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Teknaf Model Police Station Md. Abdul Halim confirmed the truth of the news and said, November 4 Friday morning from 1:15 AM to 8:00 AM under the leadership of the officer in charge (Md. Abdul Halim) special operations were conducted in various areas of Teknaf Model Police Station of Cox's Bazar district. He also said that a person named Sikder Ahmed complained that his son is missing since October 28.

Another victim and 5 accused were arrested while conducting the operation based on this source. OC Md Abdul Halim also said that the accused have been sent to the learned court for further legal proceedings. Meanwhile, arrested Abdur Rahman's son Mizan complained that his elderly father runs the family through betel nut business and farming. Alleged involvement in human trafficking Kamal's father has been implicated in the case as a close relative could not find him. However, the investigating officer of the case, SI Mohammad Hossain said, "On the basis of a specific complaint, the police arrested those involved in the incident and rescued the victim. It is taken into consideration that the person who is not involved in the crime is not subjected to harassment."

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