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Property of man who trafficked women attached in Bihar

Posted on Jan 22 2014 | IANS

Patna, Jan 22 : For the first time, the property of a man accused of immoral trafficking has been confiscated in Bihar, police said Wednesday.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached the movable and immovable property of Suresh Nat of Begusarai district under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, said Additional Director General, police headquarters, Ravinder Kumar.

Nat, a king pin of flesh trade in Bihar, was charge-sheeted by the police under different sections of the Indian Penal Code and Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act.

The Economic Offences Unit of the police had recommended his case to the ED for money laundering and indulging in criminal activities to amass wealth.

"Nat's houses in Begusarai and Purnea districts and a piece of land in Sitamarhi have been attached. His half a dozen bank accounts have been frozen," an ED official said.

Police said that Nat had a widespread trafficking network.

Till date Bihar Police have attached properties of corrupt government officials, criminals, and Maoists.

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