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Indian man arrested for alleged involvement in human trafficking

18 March 2023, MVT 13:40
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18 March 2023, MVT 13:40

An Indian man has been arrested in connection with a human trafficking case.

The individual arrested was a 20-year-old man named Venkataramana Palla.

He was arrested on Friday from a guesthouse in Henveiru ward of Malé. The Criminal Court has remanded him for 15 days.

According to the arrest warrant, the man is believed to be a fugitive whose case was reported by his sponsor in the Maldives.

The warrant also indicated that he may be involved in a wider criminal operation in the Maldives and abroad that has victimised a lot of people.

The police have not made any official comments regarding the incident, therefore, no further details are available as of yet.

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