11 Arrested For Human Trafficking; 2 Minors Rescued: UP Police

The gang used to fix the marriage of girls in other states by taking Rs 4-5 lakhs, police said.

11 Arrested For Human Trafficking; 2 Minors Rescued: UP Police

Police said the women also cheated people by impersonating cops (Representational)

Prayagraj:

The police have busted a human trafficking gang and arrested 11 people including four women who allegedly used to lure minor girls and force them into marriage in exchange of money.

"They used to target minor girls who fled away from their houses. They identify them on railway stations and convince them to stay at their residence. Their gang is active in several states. They used to fix the marriage of girls in other states by taking Rs 4-5 lakhs," SP City Brijesh Srivastava told ANI.

"We have arrested 11 people including four women. These women also married again and again for money. They also engaged in cheating people by impersonating as policemen," he said.

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Police said that two minors have been rescued.

Brijesh Srivastava that they are in touch with police departments of other states to get other gang members arrested.