HUBBALLI: A resident of Amminabhavi, who is said to have sold a woman from Uppin Betageri village in Dharwad district to a businessman in Gujarat has been arrested.
The arrested has been identified as Dilip Jain of Amminabhavi.
A woman from Uppin Betageri village in Dharwad had lodged a complaint at Dharwad Woman Police Station saying that she was duped by the man and sold to a businessman in Padanpur in Gujarat. She somehow managed to escape from there and reached her native place with the help of a family in Ahmedabad.
The accused, Dilip Jain had promised her to get a job in Bengaluru. But, he had taken her to Ahmedabad, where he made the woman to work as a domestic help. He, after a month, returned again to tell her that she had a better opportunity and took her to Padanpur on Gujarat-Rajasthan border and sold her to a businessman for 2 lakh.
When she realised that she had been sold, the woman somehow managed to escape and reached her native place.
Police Inspector YD Agasimani and his team managed to trace Dilip Jain in Gujarat and arrested him.