France intercepts a plane carrying 303 Indian nationals on charges of human trafficking. The country blocked the flight to Nicaragua on Friday.
According to the report of the Indian media NDTV, quoting the local newspaper, France’s National Crime Prevention Unit has started questioning the passengers to investigate the issue of human trafficking. In the meantime, the two suspects have been arrested and interrogated.
The A340 aircraft of the Romanian company Legend Airlines took off from the United Arab Emirates. The aircraft then landed at Vatry airport in the Marne department of France.
Officials suspect the passengers planned to travel to Central America to try to enter the United States or Canada illegally, news agency AFP reported.
According to several sources of the airport, the airport was surrounded by the police after the plane landed. Local officials said they are now investigating why the Indians were actually going to Nicaragua.
Meanwhile, the Indian media NDTV reported that the officials of the Indian Embassy in France were able to contact the passengers. Why were so many of them going to Nicaragua together; Trying to figure out the reason is going on.