24 rescued in human trafficking bust

December 28, 2011
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BENAPOLE, Bangladesh – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 24 people – including 12 men, eight women and four children – while they were being trafficked to India on Wednesday (December 28th).

The BGB team launched a drive along the border at Sadipur after receiving a tip, according to UNB.

The rescued victims were handed over to Benapole police, BGB commander Joinal Hossain told The Daily Star.

UNB reported the traffickers fled the scene before border guards swept in.

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