The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday filed a complaint against a tour and travel agent – Fernando was running his Devin Travel and Tour Pvt. Ltd, Shriram Business in Lajpat Nagar along with his accomplices, after the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) alleged that the Delhi based agent has been sending people from India to China in a suspected human trafficking case.
A case of criminal conspiracy, cheating and illegal human trafficking and violation of Emigration Act, under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 120-B, 420, and 370, was filed against Roshan Fernando, Kuldeep Mathur and other unknown persons.
The complaint was lodged by a Nepalese woman named Purnima Thapa, who said that he had promised her a job with an attractive salary in China.
She alleged that she was sent to China on March 3 without a valid work permit, where she was working at a manufacturing plant in Weifgang.
The complaint registered by the CBI stated that the Chinese police raided and detained 12 Indians from the firm who were working without work permits.