NIA files charge sheet- Human Trafficking Case: The National Investigation Agency presented an indictment against six people from Tamil Nadu in court over the allegation of international human trafficking. In this case, it is alleged that these people, with the help of their Sri Lankan associates, cheated on behalf of sending Sri Lankan citizens to Canada and abroad. Among them, 38 Sri Lankan nationals were brought to India this year in four batches, which were later captured.
A senior NIA official said the case was registered on June 10, 2021 at Mangalore Police Station in Tamil Nadu under various criminal sections. In this case, it was alleged that fraud was committed in the name of sending Sri Lankan citizens abroad and that in return thousands of rupees were collected from them. Police have also learned that apart from Indians, some Sri Lankans are also involved in this international racketeering. Police had received reports that Sri Lankan nationals were living illegally in an undocumented living room. Based on reports, during a police raid on the spot, 13 Sri Lankan nationals were arrested. (NIA files charge sheet)
A senior NIA official said that during the investigation it was found that on behalf of sending these Sri Lankan nationals to Canada etc., Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh had been recovered. These people learned that a ship from India was on its way to Canada, on the basis of which the Sri Lankan defendants deceived their citizens and sent these people to Tamil Nadu and Karnataka with the help of their Indian companions. During the investigation, it was found that 38 of these Sri Lankan nationals were taken to Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in four batches from February 27, 2021 to April 10, 2021 this year. An 84 lakh crore of Sri Lankan currency was collected from these people and this currency was collected by a Sri Lankan named Ishan.
According to a senior NIA official, the six Indians against whom the indictment was presented in court today include Dinakaran aka Ayya Kashi Vishwanath, Rasool, Saddam Hussain, Abdul Mohitu and Sukrit. All are believed to be residents of Tamil Nadu. Their Sri Lankan associates are also searched, the investigation of the case is continuing.