Lucknow, Apr 4: The Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh police today unearthed a human trafficking gang and arrested three people, who carried out a fraud in the name of sending youth to Dubai and other countries for job.
According to police, the STF sleuths nailed down Osama, Sibu alias Soaib and Rizwan under Aliganj police station area and seized from their possession 59 passports issued from different regional passport offices in UP, Bihar and West Bengal. The gang members, running a placement agency here used to collect these passports from the youth on the behest of giving them jobs abroad.
''There is also some information that the syndicate used to misuse these passports by forging their copies and sending other people on them by extracting money,'' sources said. While, Osama and Sibu are residents of Chowk area, Rizwan is the native of Daliganj in the state capital. Further details are awaited.