Human Trafficking

For trafficked Bangladeshi women in India, returning home not a real option

The illegal immigrants, once caught in these tentacles, most often succumb to a life they had never wilfully opted for. 

published on : 21st October 2021

NIA names six from TN for trafficking Sri Lankans

The victims were lured on the pretext of getting jobs in Canada, but were instead forcefully confined in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

published on : 6th October 2021

Flesh trade racket rampant in rural areas of Ernakulam

Woman rescued by police spills beans on gang; Rackets bring women from other states to evade complaints

published on : 22nd September 2021

Dubious distinction: Telangana tops in human trafficking cases

As per the survey, the total number of victims trafficked in the State during 2020 was 439. Of the total victims, 401 were women — eight of them under 18 years of age and 393 were above 18.

published on : 20th September 2021

Illegal immigrants pouring in via Tamil Nadu coast? Lapse in coastal security sees 100 people entering state

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Q branch were aware of only two of these trips, and had secured over 60 Sri Lankans who had entered India illegally.

published on : 20th September 2021

NIA files chargesheet against 13 Bangladeshis in Bengaluru human trafficking case

The NIA took over the case and found that the 13 chargesheeted accused had illegally crossed over to India from Bangladesh, the official of the premier investigation agency said.

published on : 6th September 2021

Three women, trafficked from Delhi, rescued at Yelahanka railway station

Three young women from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh were flown from Delhi to Bengaluru by sex traffickers with the promise of jobs.

published on : 3rd September 2021

UP cops bust international human-trafficking racket; 12 women brought back to India since April

On August 15, as the country marked its 75th Independence Day, Nargis returned home, along with two more women, courtesy the Kanpur police and the Ministry of External Affairs.

published on : 29th August 2021

Anti-trafficking units set up in all Andhra districts

Andhra Pradesh Women’s Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma said that the human traffickers are utilising new techniques to target and snare women, kidnap them and sexually harass them.

published on : 18th August 2021

Human trafficking cases under-reported in TN, say activists

The figures pertaining to TN show a sharp decline in the number of cases registered since 2016, but activists say that the anti-human trafficking unit, which was set up in 2009, has become dormant.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Telangana: CCTVs aplenty, but cops hardly make use of them

Investigation officers either fail to collect footage from crime scenes or don’t submit it before courts, resulting in acquittals.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Telangana police's anti-human trafficking unit help kids find their way home

According to officials, most such cases were reported in the tri-city commissionerates of Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Rachakonda, where children were forced into bonded labour. 

published on : 1st August 2021

20 trafficked kids rescued by Bengaluru RPF

The traffickers have also been arrested, the release added. 

published on : 28th July 2021

Police rescue 16-year-old MP girl who was abducted, sold for marriage 

On May 29, the girl went to Madhuban Chowk and met Garg who abducted her and took her to Bhind, police said.

published on : 24th July 2021

40 Assam kids rescued in Sikkim as inter-state human trafficking racket

Official sources said the arrest of the two traffickers, Krishna Yogi and Tika Ram Ghimiray, led to the rescue.

published on : 24th July 2021
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