Two Bahraini nationals and qazi arrested in Hyderabad for trafficking

Hyderabad: Two Bahraini nationals and a qazi got arrested by Hyderabad police on Friday in connection with trafficking of girls in the guise of marriage.

The arrested Bahraini nationals have been identified as Mohamed Mahmood Abdul Rehman Mahmood and his brother Yousuf Mahmood Abdul Rahman Mahmood Khairi, as per a report by The News Minute.

Kulsum Begum had filed a complaint with Bhavaninagar police that Mohamed Mahmood Abdul Rehman Mahmood married her 29-year-old daughter on May 24. They took her daughter as a servant and after fulfilling their desires sent her back, said Deputy Commissioner of Police V. Satyanarayana.

When they were again in Hyderabad for marrying another girl, police apprehended them on a tip-off.

In another incident in September, police had arrested 20 people including five Omani, three Qatari nations, five local brokers, three qazis and four lodge owners (who provided shelter to the foreign nationals).