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Tag: Human Trafficking

22 children rescued while being trafficked to outside State

Malkangiri: As many as 22 minors including girls were rescued by the Childline officials while allegedly being trafficked to outside the State in Malkangiri district on Thursday. All the children belonged to Kurumapali village under Mathili block in the district, reports said. Acting on a tip off, officials of the Malkangiri Childline intercepted three vehicles […]

29 bonded labourers rescued by police in Nuapada

Nuapada: Police have rescued 29 bonded labourers including 17 women and 6 minors in Nuapada yesterday. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Boden police raided the house where the labourers were held captive in Makarbarli forest under Boden police limits of the district. According to sources, all of them were being trafficked to Andhra […]

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39 trafficked Nepali girls rescued in Delhi

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday said that it rescued 39 Nepali women, who had become victims of human trafficking. The Commission said that it received a tip-off and rescued the girls from Hotel Hriday Inn in Delhi’s Paharganj area on Tuesday night. “The raid lasted the entire night and assistance […]

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Human Trafficking: Four girls rescued from Rourkela

Bhubaneswar: As many as four girls, including a minor, were rescued by Khurda police today from Rourkela before being allegedly trafficked to other states. All four of them, rescued from a hotel in Rourkela, hail from Banpur area in Khurda district, police sources said. Police have also arrested a middleman, identified as Bidyadhar Panda, involved […]

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Daler Mehndi convicted in human trafficking case

Chandigarh: A court in Patiala on Friday convicted Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi in a 15-year-old human trafficking case. He was sentenced to two years in jail. The police had registered a case against Daler and others after it was alleged that the accused took money from people to the tune of Rs 1 crore on […]

CBI busts human trafficking racket that stranded 23 youth in France

New Delhi: The CBI on Friday said it has busted a human trafficking racket and booked three persons on charges of sending 23 teenaged students to France in 2016 for “a rugby training camp”. The CBI on Friday also conducted searches at four places in Delhi which resulted recovery of incriminating documents and other articles […]

'42,713 girls trafficked from Sundergarh in a decade'

Sundergarh: As many as 42,713 girls have been trafficked from Sundergarh district of Odisha in a decade, revealed a survey conducted by a non-government organisation working in the region. As per the data, Kutra, Lepripada, Balisankara and Sabdega blocks are the most vulnerable areas to such trafficking. Most of the girls here were lured outside […]

Labour Migration: 18 child labourers including 6 minors rescued in Odisha

Rayagada:  There seems to be no end to labour migration in Odisha, as 18 children including six minors were rescued from Rayagada railway station on Friday night. According to reports, all the children were being allegedly trafficked to Tamil Nadu where they would have been engaged as labour at thread mill. Acting on a tip-off, […]

Move to check migration: Rs 134Cr package announced for Bolangir, Nuapada

Bhubaneswar: In a significant move that will check migration in Odisha, the state government today announced special package of Rs 134 crore for Bolangir and Nuapada districts. After a review meeting held at the Bolangir DRDA office, Labour Minister Sushant Singh announced the package for 30 gram panchayats of Bolangir and Nuapada districts. The two […]

8 held in Morocco for human trafficking, kidnapping

Rabat: The Moroccan police have arrested eight sub-Saharan nationals in the eastern city of Oujda for their links with a criminal network involved in human trafficking, smuggling of migrants and kidnapping. Security services had received two complaints, the first by a Gambian residing in Morocco, who claimed to have received a telephone call from one […]

Children not safe anywhere in the country: Kailash Satyarthi

Guwahati: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi today said children are now “not safe anywhere” in the country, while batting for a rigorous law against human trafficking, including child trafficking. “One of the major demands of the ‘Bharat Yatra’ campaign is that Parliament must pass a stringent law against human trafficking, including child trafficking,” Satyarthi said, flagging […]

Trafficked 2 years ago, minor girl rescued from New Delhi

Rairangpur: After being tortured for around two years, a tribal minor girl of Mayurbhanj district was rescued by police from New Delhi today. The cops also arrested the main accused Anita Patra (28) in this connection and have begun investigation into the incident. Sources said the 13-year-old girl had left home following an altercation with […]