Saptari, March 16: Police have arrested five persons including the hotel owner involved in flesh trade from Sitapur-2 in Saptari district.
Inspector Gaurab Mahat said that a team from Area Police Office at Kanchanpur held two couples red-handed from New Unique Hotel at Sitapur-2 under the East –West Highway. The team acted on a tip off.
Likewise, the hotel owner Bijaya Kumar Mahato of Lahan in Siraha was also arrested for arranging for the illegal act, police said.
Other arrestees include Sunil Kumar Sah and Binod Kumar Sah both from India. Police said that the five arrestees have been kept in the police office and investigation into the matter was going on.