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MP Katara's aide arrested
April 21, 2007 16:26 IST
A key aide of Bharatiya Janata Party MP Babubhai Katara, nabbed while allegedly trying to smuggle people out of the country, has been arrested here in connection with the human trafficking case, police said on Saturday.
Rajendra Singh, who allegedly brokered deals on behalf of Katara, was arrested by a special team of the Crime Branch
Police have been on the look out for Singh after his role came to light during the interrogation of the BJP MP from
Investigators said Singh used to strike deals with travel agents to facilitate travel of persons on his wife's and son's
A preliminary investigation into the case has revealed that Katara had taken persons to United Kingdom and United
Police are also investigating whether Katara was in possession of more passports allegedly used for trafficking
The police have also sent teams to Gujarat and some other states to nab travel agents who had been allegedly hob-nobbing with Katara.
They are also investigating his Hyderabad connections as it has come to light that the air tickets of the woman Paramjeet and the teenaged boy were arranged by a travel agent from the southern metropolis.