Two arrested in Mizoram girls' trafficking case

Aizawl: A Mizoram Police team led by Joseph Lalchhuana, SP, CID (crime) rescued two Mizoram girls who were being forced into prostitution in Mumbai and also arrested two accused in the case, the police said on Wednesday. TOI had reported the rescue of one of these girls on June 21, Tuesday.

Police said, we were trying to rescue four girls, but the whereabouts of two of them are still not known. The two accused who were arrested also claimed, they do not know about the other two girls.

Police said one of the girls hailed from Mizoram-Assam border town of Vairengte and the other three from southern Mizoram's Lunglei district. All four were lured into going to Mumbai by a Mizo girl who called herself Zodingliani (27) and her non-tribal accomplice, Shodit Hasta Thapa (28). The duo promised the girls jobs in massage and beauty parlours; the four girls were brought to Mumbai in the last part of April this year.
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