Seven arrested for human trafficking in Udupi

January 15, 2013 12:15 pm | Updated June 15, 2016 10:50 pm IST - Udupi

The police arrested seven persons on the charge of being involved in human trafficking and rescued two women at Heri Kudru village, coming under Kundapur police station limits, at around 7.30 p.m. on January 13.

The Kundapur police said on Monday that acting on a tip off, a police team arrested the accused and rescued the two women. All nine of them were travelling in a Tempo Traveller vehicle, headed towards Goa, when they were apprehended by the police at Heri Kudru village on National Highway 66.

A case under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956 was registered at the Kundapur police station.

Interim Bail

All nine were produced before court at Kundapur on Monday. The seven accused got an interim bail, while the two women were sent to the State Home. “We are on the look-out for two more persons for their involvement in the case,” the police said.

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