Mon, 04 Mar 2013 02:30:05 GMT

Nepali actor held in Delhi for human trafficking



New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A 39-year-old Nepali actor was arrested here, along with two of his accomplices, for running a human trafficking racket, police said Sunday. He cheated people on the pretext of getting them work visa for foreign countries.

"Khushbu Hamal Thakuri (Nepali actor), Kamal Chaudhary, 34, and Surya Karki, 28, were arrested Saturday in Nabi Karim area in central Delhi," said Deputy Commissioner of Police Devesh Chandra Srivastava.

The accused were involved in human trafficking and cheating people seeking jobs in African and European countries. Some of their victims came from Nepal.

The accused impersonated as embassy employees, collected Rs.2-3 lakh from each of the victims and escaped leaving them in the lurch, police said.

The three accused were running the racket since the last three years, police said.

©Indo-Asian News Service

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