Bhopal: The Dindori police busted a human trafficking racket operating in the district on Friday. The accused used to send minor tribal girls for flesh trade.

IG Intelligence Makrand Deouskar said that during Ganesha Utsav, the SP of Dindori conducted visits to various villages of the district and he received complaints from the villagers that the gang was involved in sending tribal girls to Tamil Nadu to work in CPTC spinning mill at Coimbatore. But after one month, they went missing.

The police arrested Munna Parste and Shankar Parste, who were involved in trafficking of minor girls. The duo used to lure the girl’s parents that they would work in spinning mill and get salary in their account. They had also opened the bank accounts and deposited salary for one month and no transactions were made thereafter.

The Dindori police conducted raids in different places in Coimbatore and rescued 11 minor girls of 15-16 years. The girls also revelled charges that when they had reached Coimbatore, they worked in the mill and there after, they were sent to houses, hotels for work and also for prostitutions.

They were kept starved and were beaten up when they refused to work according to the wishes of local managers. The police have registered a case of kidnapping, human trafficking and under sections of POCSO Act and are gathering information about more such girls and people involved in the trafficking.

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