Alleged human trafficker arrested in Siliguri

18 Jul 2017

A tribal youth has been arrested for allegedly trafficking two minor children in Siliguri on Tuesday.
The members of an NGO Child in Need Institute (CINI) saw a youth accompanying two minors in Siliguri Junction after getting down from Mahananda express train coming from Alipurduar.
The youth identified as Suman Xalxo is said to be a resident of Alipurduar.
Abhijit Das an active member of CINI said, “We saw Suman with two minors on the train. Out of suspicion, we questioned him about the minors but he failed to provide proper information about those children. Then we handed him and children to Pradhan Nagar police station.
Das further said that the minors, residents of Alipurduar, were student of class IV and class IX and were lured for money and job at betel nut factory. The children were taken care by Child Line at their home and the members and trying to contact their parents in Alipurduar. (EOIC)