KATHMANDU: Police have arrested 125 people for their alleged involvement in flesh trade from various places in the Kathmandu Valley.
Metropolitan Police Range Office (MPRO), Kathmandu rounded up them after they were found engaged in picking girls from New Bus Park, Gaushala, Old Bus Park, Bagbazaar, Chabahil areas to hotels and restaurants.
Acting on a tip-off that that fresh trade was taking place in broad day in various places in the capital, the police raided the these places and rounded them up. Police have launched a crackdown to discourage such illegal activities, said SSP Uttam Raj Subedi, chief of MPRO.
MPRO had deployed plainclothes women police to this effect. Police said they are carrying out investigation by taking them on a remand.