Female arrested on Human trafficking charges

Female arrested on Human trafficking charges

The Vavuniya Magistrate's Court has remanded a woman arrested on suspicion of human trafficking until the 26th of this month.

She has been involved in sending young females to Oman in the pretext of offering employment.

According to an investigation conducted by the Bureau of Foreign Employment, the suspect was arrested by the Poovarasankulama Police yesterday (12) while she was in the Pampamaduwa Army Quarantine Center in Vavuniya.

Investigations by the Foreign Employment Bureau have revealed that the woman had run a foreign employment agency in the Mahiyanganaya area.

She had attracted young women promising to offer them jobs in Oman. However she had sent these young unsuspecting females to the Sultans of Oman as sex workers