The initial case was registered by the Assam Police’s Special Task Force (STF) and pertained to a human trafficking network responsible for settlement of illegal migrants into India.
The raid operation was aimed at dismantling illegal human trafficking support networks involved in the infiltration of illegal migrants from across the Indo-Bangladesh border into India.
A Rohingya Muslim from Myanmar was detained during a raid in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said in Jammu.
Out of the 656 cases registered with different police stations in Jharkhand between January 2017 and December 2022, 1,574 people have fallen victims of human trafficking.
Many lack the necessary life skills and support to navigate the system, while others choose not to apply for compensation due to fear of stigma and retribution from traffickers.
In order to tackle rampant human trafficking in Jharkhand, Chief Minister Hemant Soren has asked all departments to work in coordination to tackle the menace.
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said in a post on X, formerly Twitter, that the government was "acting with the full force of the law" against trafficking operations.
Bothra also called upon the civil society to provide ‘actionable information’ and help identify hotspots of human trafficking.
The matter came to the fore on Tuesday after the district child protection officer received a call alleging the trafficking of a 13-year-old girl of Stewart Patana to MP.
So far, two Cabinet members were forced to resign over what Romanian media have dubbed the “horror homes” scandal.
The operation was taken up under the supervision of the Women Safety Wing (WSW) of the Telangana police.
Talsara MLA Bhawani Shankar Bhoi accused the government of failing to contain the migration trend or ensuring safety of the migrant labourers at their workplace in other states.
A workshop was conducted by the women's protection cell wing of the Andhra Pradesh Crime Investigation Department to mark the International Day Against Human Trafficking, celebrated on July 30.
India being the source and a destination for trafficking – especially of minor girls – the Centre has chalked out plans to block human trade by helping the border states to plug gaps.
The committee was led by him, and a detailed report on the functioning of the child welfare centres, their status, and infrastructure was filed before the court.
The Tate brothers, who are dual British-U.S. citizens, and the two Romanian suspects were detained in late December in Bucharest.
Police arrested Tate, 36, and his brother Tristan, 34, and the two Romanian women late last year. Under preventive detention at first, they were placed under house arrest at the end of March.
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In 2022, under Operation AAHT, the RPF Secunderabad Division rescued 23 children and arrested six traffickers.