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

Human trafficking accused Gassali hid at wife’s house as police were on hunt

Though a case was registered against Gassali on May 23 in Kochi city based on a complaint lodged by a victim, Gassali continued to remain untraceable all this while.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Human trafficking victim says son paid Rs 50K for release from Kuwait

More stories of exploitation and harassment by the racket which had trafficked women to Kuwait are coming out, with yet another victim approaching the Kochi City Police.

published on : 23rd June 2022

2,219 human trafficking victims in AP, only two get aid

A research study on ‘Compensate Victims’, published by Sanjog in 2020, held the lack of awareness responsible for human-trafficking victims not seeking the aid.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Kuboos a day, 22 hours of work! How Kerala women were lured into a life of slavery in Kuwait

The racket got exposed when one of the three victims on return from Kuwait lodged a complaint with police and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) through a Kochi-based lawyer Nishin George

published on : 21st June 2022

Odisha forest officials expose pan-India elephant smuggling racket

The Chief Wildlife Warden was perplexed when it received queries from its Gujarat counterpart about no-objection certificates allegedly issued by the former for transportation of captive elephants. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Human trafficking: Accused surrenders before court, remanded in custody 

Police said they recorded the arrest of the accused and he was remanded in judicial custody.  

published on : 19th June 2022

Trafficking women to Kuwait: Vital section added to pave way for NIA takeover of case

Invoking section 370 would enable the National Investigation Agency (NIA), which had already conducted a preliminary inquiry into the incident, to officially take over the probe.

published on : 18th June 2022

Job trap: Over 100 Malayali women still stuck in Kuwait, say police

Racket recruited after pasting posters across state inviting applications for employment

published on : 17th June 2022

Trafficking: Ajumon, Sameer close aides of Gassali, finds probe

The police have started to track the accused using the mobile numbers they used to coordinate the operation.

published on : 16th June 2022

Expat recalls rescue of 3 trafficked Kerala women

Very few such incidents come to light because the majority of women suffer the brutalities in silence even without informing their family members.

published on : 15th June 2022

3 Kerala women sold to Kuwaiti families, rescued

M K Gassali, a Dubai-based Kannur native who is the kingpin of the racket, allegedly demanded a ransom of Rs three lakh to release the women when their families approached him.

published on : 14th June 2022

MP: NSA invoked against Bangladeshi involved in trafficking women for flesh trade

Tafazzur Mamun, who uses fake identity cards with the names Vijay Kumar, Amrul and Vimal Dutt, allegedly operated a human trafficking racket from Mumbai.

published on : 7th June 2022

152 gold sovereigns, land worth Rs 157 crore retrieved in 2021: Chennai Police Commissioner

Top cop Shankar Jiwal detailed the cases handled by the Job Racket Wing, the Anti-Vice Squad, and the Anti-Land Grabbing unit, last year.

published on : 6th June 2022

Sex workers seek govt help to get dignified job

SC directed that police should neither interfere nor take criminal action against adult and consenting sex workers

published on : 28th May 2022
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