Indians held ‘hostage’ in Myanmar: MEA identifies 4 firms in racket | India News

HYDERABAD: The foreign ministry on Friday said that it has identified four companies involved in the job entrapment racket in Myanmar and is working on rescuing the Indians – about 100 to 150 men – who are still stranded there. So far the authorities have managed to rescue 32.
However, people from Hyderabad and Delhi who have managed to return told TOI that at least 500 Indians are believed to be trapped there. Every day, at least 10-20 Indians are brought to Myawaddy and Mae Sot.
“Until now, OKX Plus (Dubai-based), Lazada, Super Energy group and Zhentian group have been identified as the companies offering these jobs,” a statement from the Office of the Protector of Emigrants (PoE-Hyderabad) said, confirming that the Indian IT professionals trapped into taking up these jobs were made to pose as Chinese women online and defraud high net worth individuals from the US and Europe in the…

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