Int’l Women Smuggling Network Disbanded in Iran

A03075596.jpgIranian law enforcement police disbanded an international women and girl smuggling gang operating in Tehran and arrested 25 of its members, including the gang leader. A senior police commander told FNA that the group operated as a transit network, which smuggled females into and out of Iran.

Colonel Mehdi Ahmadi said the gang smuggled females from Central Asia into Iran via the country’s northern borders and took them to the Arab states on the southern side of the Persian Gulf through Iran’s southern borders.

He said the arrested gang members included 15 women and 10 men mainly from Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan, but meantime, reminded that the gang leader was an Iranian national.

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