Officer arrested on charges of human trafficking: Navy says it is fully cooperating with law enforcement agencies.


After a lieutenant commander rank officer was allegedly involved in people-trafficking in South Korea on forged documents by the Mumbai Crime Branch, the Indian Navy said on June 29 that it would fully cooperate with law enforcement agencies.

A defense spokesman asserted that the Navy is committed to always maintaining the highest standards of conduct among its personnel.

Lt Commander Vipin Kumar Dagar (28) was arrested from Colaba in south Mumbai on Thursday for allegedly being part of a gang that was sending people to South Korea on fake documents in return for money.

According to the police, Mr. Duggar's accomplices had admitted that they had sent 8-10 people to the East Asian country in this manner and charged Rs 10 lakh per case.

In a statement, a defense spokesperson said, “Navy received a complaint from the Consulate of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Mumbai regarding misbehavior with an officer. An investigation by the Navy revealed possible links to the matter.” A fraudulent visa racket gang.” “Accordingly, the Indian Navy has informed the Civil Police with its concerns and information, which has launched a detailed investigation. The Navy is fully cooperating with law enforcement agencies and will always hold its personnel to the highest standards. Determined to maintain.” The spokesman added.

Mr. Duggar, who hails from Haryana and is the son of an air force officer, has been sent to police custody till July 5, police said.

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