Malkangiri: Kalimela Police have arrested a person for his alleged involvement in the trafficking of labourers in Malkangiri district.
The arrestee has been identified as Sujit Kumar Biswas (40), son of Sameer Biswas from MV-10 village.
Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted the vehicle and found that nine minor girls were being trafficked to Chennai, Tamil Nadu, neighbouring state, by Sujit.
According to the preliminary investigation, police came to know that all the girls were under 18 years. Following this, police registered a case (124/21) under relevant Sections of the IPC and forwarded him to the court.
Later, the minor workers were handed over to their families after investigation.