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Human Trafficking
Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Trafficking survivor helps others

A woman in her late twenties has counselled scores of teenage trafficking survivors rescued from brothels and hotels. Before the pandemic, she had been taking them to schools and stitching classes fro...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

Trafficking: fight by headmaster

A school headmaster has been visiting homes in 30 villages in South 24-Parganas during the pandemic to raise awareness about child trafficking. Chandan Maity, the headmaster of Krishnachandrapur High...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.10.20

Home for human trafficking survivors

Rescued victims of human trafficking will now have an address of their own until they are taken back by their families said sources. Deputy commissioner Palamau Shashi Ranjan told The Telegraph ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

TV actor in sleaze net

Fifteen persons, including a television serial actor, have been arrested and a minor has been detained from two parlour-cum-spas in the city for their alleged involvement in a sleaze racket. Police s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.10.20

31 girls rescued from bus in Jharkhand

As many as 31 girls, including at least nine minors, allegedly being trafficked to Tamil Nadu on the pretext of employment were rescued from a bus in Jharkhand’s Latehar district on Wednesday. ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.20

14 girls rescued near Ranchi rail station

An RPF team rescued 14 tribal girls, including eight minors, who were allegedly being trafficked to Hyderabad, near Ranchi railway station at 11.30pm on Friday. RPF commandant, Ranchi division, ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Woman trafficked with job offer rescued

A 20-year-old woman from North 24-Parganas who was struggling to make ends meet because of the Covid-19 crisis was allegedly trafficked to Bihar in June. The woman left home after being allegedly abu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Fee anxiety for trafficking survivor

Parul (name changed), 18, a resident of Kakdwip in the Sundarbans, wants to work in the IT industry as an accountant. She is enrolled in a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme at a priv...
By Chandrima Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

State digest: Woman who was sold for marriage rescued by Garhwa police

Dhanbad MLA Raj Sinha on Wednesday met deputy commissioner Uma Shankar Singh and discussed with him the issue of non-functional surveillance cameras installed a couple of years ago.  Sinha ...
By Our Bureau

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.20

Futile trip mirrors quest for justice

A 17-year-old girl, a reported trafficking survivor, came from Basanti in South 24-Parganas to the Alipore police court on Thursday to record her statement in front of a magistrate. After a journey o...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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