A total of seven minor girls and several men were rescued from a human trafficking racket in Tamulpur near Indo-Bhutan border in Baksa district.
As per reports, the victims were being transported to Gujarat in a bus in lieu of a job. The bus was intercepted by Kumurikata police based on intelligence inputs about suspected trafficking while it was en-route from Baksa.
Five persons were arrested along with the bus driver and the agent who promised them a job in Gujarat.
Moreover, the victims were transported without the knowledge of their parents.
A case has been registered against the accused persons under relevant sections. Further investigation in the case is underway.