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23 suspects arrested in China for trafficking Vietnamese women

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busted a cross-border ring and arrested 23 people from the provinces of Yunan and suspected of trafficking Vietnamese women to

11 Vietnamese women were also rescued during the operation, as per

Investigations were launched after police came across a woman at a railway station, who bought a ticket with somebody else's identity in February last year. The man accompanying her tried to stop the police from talking to her, raising suspicions.

Upon probing, the authorities found out that the man, identified as Ren only, hailed from Anhui Province, and the woman was Vietnamese. He allegedly bought her from two men in Yunnan, according to the authorities.

Further probes led to a cross-border gang, which abducted and trafficked women from to Further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 03:43 IST