The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday arrested eight Chinese men involved in trafficking Pakistani girls to China and forcing them into prostitution
The Federal Investigation Agency on Monday busted a racket of Chinese human traffickers involved in trafficking Pakistani girls to China by contracting marriages.
Deputy Director FIA Jamil Ahmad Khan Mayo said the authorities, as part of a crackdown against foreigners involved in illegal activities in the country, arrested eight Chinese nationals from Lahore airport and other areas on the charges of trafficking young women to China after marrying them.
According to the official, the suspects, with the assistance of Pakistani agents, contracted marriages with unsuspecting local girls and then trafficked them to China where the victims were forced into prostitution.
The accused include a Chinese woman as well, he added.
The arrests were made during a crackdown launched across Punjab, including Lahore.
Chinese Human traffickers
According to the FIA, these Chinese Human traffickers were involved in the practice of trafficking Pakistani girls in the guise of marriage, forcing them into prostitution later.
On Thursday, FIA in an intelligence-based operation raided a wedding ceremony in Faisalabad and arrested the Chinese groom who has been identified as Chang.
Insiders revealed that Christian women were subjected to sexual exploitation after being trafficked to the neighboring country soon after their false marriage.