Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has arrested four alleged members of an international women trafficking gang, including its ring leader Ashraful Mandal alias Boss Rafi and his close associate Madam Shahida
The arrests came as Rab launched an investigation on trafficking of women to neighboring India and over the recent alleged rape and torture of a Bangladeshi woman by fellow Bangladeshis there, an official said on Tuesday.
The two other arrestees are Md. Ismail Sardar,38, and Md. Abdur Rahman Sheikh alias Arman Sheikh (28).
Based on secret information, Intelligence wing of the Rab headquarters and members of Rab-3 battalion jointly conducted simultaneous drives in Jhenaidah Sadar, Abhaynagar and Benapole in Jessore from May 31 to June 1 morning and arrested the four members of the International women trafficking syndicate.
Last week a case was filed with Hatirjheel police station in the Capital Dhaka over the abuse of the Bangladeshi woman.