Suspected human trafficker arrested in Faridpur
Rapid Action Battalion arrested a suspected member of a human trafficking gang in Faridpur.
Md Adal Kazi (50), resident of Faridpur Sadar upazila, was arrested early today during a drive in a brothel conducted by Rab-8 members at Goalchamot in the town, our Faridpur correspondent reports.
Rab conducted the drive acting on a tip-off that a member of a human trafficking gang has been forcing women into prostitution by luring them with promises of well-paying jobs or making them "TikTok models", Rab said in a press release.
After primary investigation, Rab found evidence and conducted the drive in the area.
Faridpur's Rab-8 Company Commander Major Md Abdur Rahman confirmed the arrest and said a mobile phone and Tk 12,500 in cash were seized from the arrestee.
Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge MA Jalil said, Rab filed a case with the local police station under human trafficking act this morning.