Commuters move at a crowded railway station in Mumbai, India July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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India police have arrested the alleged kingpin of a trafficking racket who sold hundreds of poor tribal girls for domestic slavery in the country's capital, an officer said Thursday.Police were currently preparing charges against Bamdev who was in custody after his arrest in eastern Jharkhand on the weekend, said Aradhna Singh, officer in charge of the state's anti-human trafficking unit.Bamdev allegedly headed a 35-strong gang which supplied girls to some 250 placement agencies in Delhi, according to police.A local non-governmental agency working with police on trafficking accused Bamdev of pretending to be a guru to win the confidence of tribal parents with daughters in impoverished Jharkhand.
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