RAB has arrested 13 suspected members of a women trafficking ring after raiding a manpower recruiting firm and a travel agency at Dhaka’s Paltan. The elite police unit’s media wing Assistant Director Maksudul Alam said they had conducted the raids on Sunday noon. RAB-3 Deputy Director Md Mohiuddin Ahmed toldbdnews24.com: “A recruiting agency named Al-Hasib International at Ibrahim Mansion in Purana Paltan was trafficking women in the name of sending them abroad.”
He said a travel agency, Sikder Overseas, was helping them in the crime. Ahmed said: “Thirteen members of a women trafficking ring have been arrested on specific information during the drives in the two firms.” He said details about the drive and the arrestees would be divulged at a press conference later, agencies report.