Nepali woman reportedly sold in Cambodia

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KATHMANDU, July 8: A Nepali woman, who was allegedly sold off in Cambodia, has filed a report with the Human Trafficking Bureau demanding action against the traffickers. 

A group of human traffickers including one Kisan Rai from Dhankuta has been accused of taking the woman to Cambodia where she was reportedly sold off under the pretexts of providing her a construction job that would fetch Rs 100,000 a month, said the police. 

The woman was contacted through social networking site, facebook, before she became a victim. Now Rai has been arrested acting on a report filed by the victim. 

The victim gave Rs 450,000 to Rai for taking her to Cambodia. Rai took the woman via the Kathmandu-Kakarvitta route in Nepal and Assam-Nagaland-Manipur route in India from where she was taken on foot through Thailand to reach Cambodia, said the police. 

In Cambodia, the victim was sold off under the pretexts that she had to cook and serve foods to Chinese nationals, according to the police report filed by the victim. Investigations are underway, said Superintendent of Police Anurag Kumar Dwivedi.

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National News Agency, Nepal

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