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Two arrested on charges of girl trafficking in Nepal

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Two Nepalese men have been arrested on charges of trafficking a girl to India on the pretext of providing her a job, police said.

Bhuwan Tamang, 31 and Aite Lepcha, 29 from Nagdhunga were arrested from Thankot in the outskirt of Kathmandu, they added.

The duo were taking the 20-year-old girl towards India border from Kakarbhitta in a suspicious manner by hiding her real identity on the pretext of providing her a job, police added.

Both of them have been taken into custody and further investigation into the matter has been initiated, police said.

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First Published: Sun, August 11 2019. 17:10 IST