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Bench Warrant Issued Against Missing Trivedi

A bench warrant has been issued against the main person accused in a human trafficking case after he fled the country. Rohit Prasad Trivedi is charged with 11 counts of
08 Jan 2015 10:35
Bench Warrant Issued Against Missing Trivedi

A bench warrant has been issued against the main person accused in a human trafficking case after he fled the country.

Rohit Prasad Trivedi is charged with 11 counts of human trafficking and facilitating stay of illegal immigrants into the country in 2009. It is understood that he is in United States and a warrant has been issued to arrest him.

Two others, Sridhar Nimmagadda, an Indian national, with another Fijian national Surendra Menon were present in court. They are also charged with two counts of facilitation the offence.

It is alleged that they smuggled 11 illegal immigrants into the country.

The lawyer of the two accused, Jitendra Reddy, has requested the Suva Magistrate’s court to take action as proceedings have been delayed due to the first accused.

After five years, the hearing of this case would take place on January 13.

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