human trafficking

'Hold judicial colloquium and state-level conferences on anti-human trafficking': Government to HCs

The ministry, in an official communication, to Registrar Generals of all HCs said the complex nature of human trafficking calls for a multidimensional strategy.

published on : 10th August 2022

Chargesheet filed in women trafficking case

The police have filed the chargesheet in a case pertaining to trafficking of women that was detected by the Cyber Cell in Thiruvananthapuram in 2016.

published on : 10th August 2022

Missing Indian woman found in Pakistan after 20 years, seeks Indian govt's help to reunite with family

Hamidi Begum said in an emotional voice on call that she had not seen her children and family for 20 years and wanted to hug them.

published on : 9th August 2022

119 kids missing since Oct 2021 yet to be traced: Karnataka government

The state government explained that out of 119 untraced children, 66 cases are transferred to the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit, and 53 cases are pending in the police stations concerned.

published on : 4th August 2022

Karnataka HC issues notice to State and Centre over 'detention' of 38 Sri Lankan citizens from prison

Stating that the detention of Sri Lankan citizens in jail is illegal and unconstitutional, the petitioner alleged that the police officers have failed to discharge their statutory duty. 

published on : 3rd August 2022

Operation AAHT: RPF personnel rescue 151 minors including 32 girls from human traffickers in July

RPF with the support of volunteers from social organizations conducted regular searches across the country and rescued 181 persons from the clutches of human traffickers.

published on : 3rd August 2022

191 kids subjected to child labour rescued by Telangana police

Of the total 191, 95 boys and 10 girls belonged to Telangana, while 73 boys and 13 girls hailed from other States across the country.

published on : 1st August 2022

12 girls brought from Rajasthan by Perumbavoor trust, priest held

They and six adults intercepted at Kozhikode rly station; ex-inmates offered better education

published on : 29th July 2022

Kovai police, collector differ on nod for ‘rescue’ drive by NGOs, six held

Anti human trafficking unit (AHTU) of police,  which helped NGOs, said the district administration had permitted the drive.

published on : 26th July 2022

Tamil Nadu cops face human rights violation charge following ‘rescue’ drive

Recently, the anti human trafficking unit (AHTU), along with an NGO, rescued homeless destitutes, beggars, and mentally ill from the roadside.

published on : 25th July 2022

Trafficking: Police to oppose Gassali’s pre-arrest bail plea

The police opposed the plea strongly stating that the investigation was in a preliminary stage and Gassali was still elusive.

published on : 25th July 2022

Six human traffickers nabbed, two victims from Bangladesh rescued

Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat said: “Two sisters, including a minor, were saved from the clutches of human traffickers.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Human trafficking case: Patiala court upholds two-year jail term to singer Daler Mehndi

Mehndi was taken into custody by police as the court also dismissed his application for release on probation, said Gurpreet Singh Bhasin, the counsel for the complainants in the case.

published on : 14th July 2022

Human trafficking: Ernakulam court slams police, grants bail to plywood factory owners

The court granted anticipatory bail to Amal K Muhammad and Anwar CM of Perumbavoor, Santhoshkumar B of Keezhillam, and Jince M Paul of Rayamangalam on Friday.

published on : 11th July 2022

Human trafficking: Gassali asked to return, face probe

He has reportedly managed to convince Kuwaiti sponsor that he is innocent

published on : 30th June 2022

46 dead, 16 hospitalised after trailer of migrants found in Texas

It may be the deadliest tragedy among thousands who have died attempting to cross the U.S. border from Mexico in recent decades.

published on : 28th June 2022

Domestic helps lack safety in Gulf countries

Domestic helps, mostly women, have been left in the lurch, citing that domestic work cannot be regulated without violating the privacy of the employers’ household and the honour of their family.

published on : 28th June 2022

Hawala money funded recruitment operations of MK Gassali in Kerala

Money extensively used to set up offices, provide salary to staff for carrying out illegal recruitment

published on : 28th June 2022

Gassali made a fortune by trafficking women to Kuwait, finds probe

A senior police official told TNIE that apart from constructing a house worth `60 lakh at Ottamavu, he recently made some investments in the real estate.

published on : 27th June 2022

National Commission for Women to bring out SOP on rescue and rehabilitation of trafficked girls

The SOP will guide not only the police, women welfare agencies, but NGOs too in prevention, rescue and their rehabilitation also.

published on : 25th June 2022
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