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UP member held over human trafficking in Magura


Police arrested a union parishad (UP) member from Jammontopur village in Mohammadpur upazila in connection with a human trafficking case.The arrestee was identified as Tariqul Islam Chunnu, 35, son of Shafi Uddin, a resident of the village.Sheikh Atiar Rahman, officer-in-charge of Mohammadpur police station, said Tariqul lured the girl into going to a place promising to provide her with a lucrative job in India and later sold her to a human trafficker in May this year.The victim’s mother filed a case against him with Mohammad Police Station.Police arrested him from his house in the afternoon, added the OC. -UNB, Magura


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