The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against three Myanmar nationals in the human trafficking case. According to news agency PTI, the NIA has filed a chargesheet against them in the case of illegal infiltration and smuggling of foreign nationals into India through the India-Bangladesh border. A spokesperson of the central agency said that the accused are Rabiul Islam, Shafi Alam alias Syedul. This charge sheet has been filed against Islam and Mohammad Usman. All of them are permanent residents of Myanmar.
had entered India illegally
According to the NIA, he had entered India illegally without valid documents in collusion with smugglers and brokers. He was also involved in infiltration of many other foreign nationals through illegal border routes.
The accused were part of a big network
The officer said he was part of a well-organized network of smugglers and brokers involved in various illegal activities. They were also trying to give shelter to the vulnerable Rohingya women who had taken refuge in Bangladesh in India by giving false promises.
Women sold in many states including UP-Rajasthan
The NIA said such women were sold into forced marriage in various Indian states, including Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana and Haryana. NIA investigation has revealed examples and evidence of forgery of documents. They also found out that Rabi Islam and Mohammad Usman had obtained Aadhaar cards fraudulently.
Aadhaar card used to open bank accounts
The NIA spokesperson said the duo also used them to obtain multiple SIM cards and open bank accounts. The official said the NIA had started investigating the case on November 7 last year. After which an international human trafficking racket was busted.