Tag: Trafficking

Kashmiri 'journalist' arrested for rape, trafficking & extortion
Kashmiri 'journalist' arrested for rape, trafficking & extortion

Nadeem was working for a local English daily and a local news agency.

  • Monday, 03 October 2022
Ganja, brown sugar trafficking at record levels

Bhubaneswar: Ganja and brown sugar trade has been on the rise in the State despite crackdown. This was evident from seizure of record quantity of ganja and brown sugar till October this year. Following a review meeting in Bhubaneswar, Odisha DGP RP Sharma stated that maximum quantity of ganja has been seized from Nabarangpur, Kalahandi […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Crime against women up in Odisha in 2015: NCRB data

Bhubaneswar: With 17,144 cases, Odisha has recorded the maximum number of crime against women in 2015 after Delhi, Assam and Telengana. Figures in National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show the coastal State had witnessed 14,606 criminal cases against women in the previous year. While the rate of such case cases in every one lakh female […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Police rescues 20 minor girls from Baripada

Baripada: Town police on Saturday night rescued 20 minor girls while they were being taken away to Kolkata by a bus. From primary investigation, it was found that the rescued girls are residents of Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur and Puri districts, sources in police said. The girls were going to the neighbouring state to work in a […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Man caught trafficking poisonous snakes to Bengal

One person was detained on Wednesday on charges of trafficking poisonous snakes out of the State

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
22000 arrested in Bangladesh for trafficking drugs

Dhaka: Bangladesh law enforcers have arrested 22,000 people since launching a crackdown on drug trafficking last month, the country’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Monday. He made the remarks at a press conference in capital Dhaka organised on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which falls on Tuesday, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Three Indian girls rescued from Kenya: Sushma

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that three Indian and seven Nepalese girls, who were victims of trafficking, have been rescued from Kenya. “We have rescued three Indian girls from Kenya. The girls were victims of an organised crime syndicate that indulged in trafficking… Seven Nepalese girls were also rescued. Their passports […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
200 boys detained at Bengaluru railway station fearing trafficking

Bengaluru: About 200 boys aged 8-13 years of age were detained at the Cantonment railway station for hours on Tuesday, fearing they were victims of human trafficking but let off after verifying their identities, said police. “On a tip-off by a fellow passenger, we asked all the boys and their 20 teachers to alight from […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Over 1,370 gang members arrested in massive US police operation

Washington: The US government has announced the arrests of almost 1,400 gang members between March 26 and May 6 in the largest ever operation undertaken by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) investigation unit. A total of 1,378 people were arrested around the country for assorted crimes, including drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, people trafficking, murder […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Gangster Tito's link in illegal cattle transportation exposed

Bhubaneswar: Apart from a well organised crime syndicate, arrested gangster Syed Usman Ali alias Tito was also behind a major illegal cattle trafficking racket that has its roots spread to Bangladesh, revealed senior officials of the special task force (STF) of the Odisha Crime Branch. The links were exposed after the STF arrested gangster Tito’s […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
‘Sold for Rs 4 lakh’, Sundergarh minor girl rescued from Rajasthan

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) rescued a minor girl of Sundergarh district who was allegedly trafficked to Rajasthan in December 2017. As per reports, the anti-trafficking squad of the DCW raided a place in Jhunjhunu of Rajasthan and rescued the minor girl after her family sought their intervention. The 16-year-old minor girl […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Seventeen Odisha girls rescued in AP while being trafficked to Mumbai

Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh)/ Bhubaneswar:  At least 17 girls from Odisha were rescued from the Rajahmundry Railway Station in the neighbouring state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) while being trafficked to Mumbai. According to reports, a team of AP GRP (Government Railway Police) and CHILDLINE members carried out a search operation in Rajahmundry Railway Station after getting […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
NIA Lodges First Human Trafficking Case Under Recently-Amended NIA Act

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has registered its first human trafficking case under the recently-approved NIA Act against three people for their alleged involvement in the trafficking and sexually exploitation of Bangladeshi women, an official said on Wednesday. Mohammad Yousuf Khan, his wife Bithi Begum and Sojib, native of West Bengal living in Hyderabad, […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Haunting Memories Of ‘Trafficking Torture’ Keep Diyalu Nial Of Odisha Awake Most Nights

Within the sophisticated interiors of ITC Sonar, Diyalu Nial seemed lost. Making efforts to escape the eyes of 20-odd journalists who were present there to talk to him, he was jostling for a space to shut himself. An oversize jacket, loosely fit denim and a pair of slippers couldn’t hide his angst. He left the […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Column: End The Menace of Women Trafficking

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Fuelled by grinding poverty trafficking of women from different parts of the state has emerged as a major challenge for the law-enforcing authorities. The social dimension of this inhuman trade is just as shocking as its criminal aspect. In most cases, young women are practically sold by impoverished families to middlemen […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021