Khilonjiya Morcha Leader Accused Of Trafficking Woman To Nepal Arrested In Guwahati

Guwahati, March 15, 2019

Dispur police on March 15th, 2019 arrested the president of Khilonjiya Adhikar Morcha, Amitabh Sarma on charges of trafficking a married woman hailing from Hojai district of Assam to Nepal.

The woman had filed an FIR against Sarma in Hojai Police Station. According to the FIR, Amitabh convinced the woman to come with to Nepal on January 24th, 2019 to attend a meeting. The victim alleged, upon reaching Nepal, the Khilonjiya Adhikar Morcha leader had “sold her off to unidentified persons”.

The woman claimed that she somehow managed to escape from Nepal after a “few days” and on February 12th, 2019, she lodged an FIR at Hojai Police Station.

A team of Dispur and Hojai police arrested Amitabh in Guwahati on March 15th, 2019.