11 Arrested For Human Trafficking; 2 Minors Rescued: UP Police
Monday, September 30, 2019, 8:20 AM
The police have busted a human trafficking gang and arrested 11 people including four women who allegedly used to lure minor girls and force them into marriage in exchange of money. Police said that two minors have been rescued. Brijesh Srivastava that they are in touch with police departments of other states to get other gang members arrested.
Increase in number of human traffickers arrested in India
Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 8:28 AM
Two-girls, ages 13-years and 15-years respectively, rescued from traffickers in two different corners of the country, were brought to West Bengal on Tuesday. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed on 30-July. According to the last available-report of the National Crime Record Bureau for the year 2016, out of 8,132-cases of human trafficking recorded in the country, 3,579-cases were from West Bengal alone.
China Rescues Over 1,100 Foreign Women "Sold as Wives"
Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:17 PM
Chinese police rescued 1,100 Southeast Asian women in joint raids last-year to crack-down on human-trafficking, authorities said. Some 17 children were also saved in the operations, which were coordinated with police from Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar. According to China's Ministry of Public Security, police arrested 1,322 suspects, including 262 foreigners on charges that including kidnapping and selling people as-well-as marriage fraud.