GUWAHATI, April 13:In a shocking development, 14 girls from Northeastern states were sold in Saudi Arabia by human traffickers.
The matter came to light after Lucknow police arrested a notorious human trafficker who confessed to having trafficked and sold all 14 girls in Saudi Arabia.
Seven out of the 14 girls are from Tripura, who fell prey to the kingpin of the human trafficking who has been identified as Rumana Begum.
The modus operandi of the gang was revealed with arrest of Begum, who has allegedly trafficked many girls across the country, sources said.
The details about this operation came to the fore after Lucknow police busted the human trafficking racket and rescued a Tripura girl who was about to be trafficked to Dubai. The girls were allegedly sold in Dubai after being initially offered lucrative job.