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IMPHAL | May 14 : A cross border human trafficking gang has been busted by state police. Nine Myanmarese nationals have been detained by Moreh police including three traffickers. All of them were carrying fake identification including voter I- cards and Aadhaar cards.
A police team led by SP of Tengnoupal , S Ibomcha conducted a checking and verification operation at Chinkim Veng near Moreh police out-post on Sunday. The team had specific input that some Myanmarese were crossing over illegally. At around 4.30 pm, the team saw two vans coming and checked them. Out of the 10 passengers in the vehicles, nine turned out to be Myanmarese and were carrying forged identification papers. The sole Indian who is a trafficker was identified as one Paritha Begum,60, wife of Md Mohideen , a resident of Shree Ram Nagar, Edappallayam, Chennai. Two other traffickers from the Mayanmar side were identified as Mrs Ni Ni Sin alias Nesha,62, and Mrs Phyu Phyu Win alias Zarina Begum, 46, both from Yangon state of Myanmar.
The police on further inquiry learned that seven Aadhaar cards were forged by one Md Tomba alias Inaocha, 25, son of Abdul Hakim of Muslim Nagar Labuk Leikai, Moreh ward number 5. Another person involved in the forgery was identified as one Gopal Krishna,36, son of late Laxman of the same address and proprietor of GS Computers. Gopal Krishna runs an online ticketing business.He had procured train tickets to Chennai for all the ten arrested persons.
The police raided the residence and shop of the duo and recovered several incriminating evidences including several Aadhar cards, biometric finger scan machine, laminating machine, laptops, printers etc.
A source stated that these trafficking of Myanmarese nationals from the Muslim community has been operating for quite some time. They are taken to other states for further ‘indoctrination’ to Islam, the source added. The arrested Myanmarese are identified as (1) Mr. Ye Lim That,26, alias Md Ameen, (2) Mr.Kyam Zin Ko ,23,alias Md Safi (3) Mr.Wana Thin Soe,24, alias Ali Ahmed (4) Mr. Phyo Wai Ning,22, alias Husman (5) Mr Myin Khant,18, alias Md Hussain (6) Mrs. Meiyemya,49, alias Rabia Begum (7)Mrs. MAsai Yi,51, alias Zumabi. They hail from different localities of Yangon state, Myanmar.~IFP