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A Bangladeshi woman, along with her husband, was arrested in the Indian state of Telangana for human trafficking in Hyderabad on Friday.

According to the Indian media outlets, the woman has been identified as Moyna Aktar, who ran the trafficking ring was residing in Hyderabad illegally for about a decade, along with her husband, Anjaneyulu. The police officials have also seized a voter ID card that was made on a fake name and other fraudulent documents from their possession. The accused had managed to bring girls from Bangladesh to India for prostitution.

According to police, the accused, Moyna Aktar, was born in Barpara Village of Narayan Gunja District in Bangladesh. She came to India 14 years ago in search of a job. Later, she worked at a beauty parlour at Kothapet in Hyderabad for three years without any permit visa.

Aktar also resided for some time in Vanasthalipuram where she met the other accused Anjaneyulu, who was a resident of Miryalguda.

Apparently, she got married to Anjaneyullu, and in 2017 he managed to get her an Indian voter identity card under the false name of Munni Shen. Due to a financial crisis, Aktar decided to earn money by bringing women from Bangladesh and began using them for prostitution.

After further investigation, police officials said that in the year 2015, the accused Aktar brought girls from Bangladesh into India without any documents for the unlawful prostitution ring.

According to the news reports, Aktar was arrested along with other women by the local police. A case has been registered against them under sections 419, 420, 468 and 471 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and also under section 14 of the Foreigners Act, 1946, at the Uppal police station in Telangana.