Telangana records around 300 cases of human trafficking in 2018, majority reported within Cyberabad limits; State police release blow-by-blow module on standard operating procedure to deal with traff
The victim alleged that he was looking for an Ayurvedic massage, and he found one such place online.
DCW's 181 women helpline received a call from a woman on August 14, who informed them that her 20-year-old daughter is missing from Krishna Nagar.
According to a police official, the girl's mother forcibly married her off to a man in April 2018 though she was a minor, a Mankhurd police official said.
In a raid conducted at Sativali, the police rescued five women and arrested three men for pushing them into flesh trade.
On being questioned, she revealed that she and her male friend used to upload obscene photographs of Tanzanian women staying here for various purposes, on some websites.
The petitioners challenged the orders of a local magistrate and a sessions court that refused to grant them the custody of the two victims.
Police said, the 16-year-old victim was staying with her grandmother since her mother, who is single and working, was not able to take care of her.
Four women and girls were rescued from the farmhouse at Kalamb in Virar when police raided it Monday, an official said.
A police constable has been arrested for aiding flesh trade. As the victim is a minor, the case had been booked under protection of children from sexual offences (POCSO) Act.
The police have called the complainant’s in-laws for questioning.
Further probes led to a cross-border human trafficking gang, which abducted and trafficked women from Vietnam to China. Further investigation is underway.
Five more people including two women have been arrested by the Kancheepuram police for allegedly forcing a minor girl into flesh trade.
Police said the girl was studying in class 7 at a government middle school and informed her teachers about the entire incident a month ago, but the teachers did nothing.
The Commission rescued the women on Wednesday night from a house in Bhalaswa in northwest Delhi.