Human Trafficking
North East  /  Published 20.01.21

Cong targets BJP on crime against women

Senior Congress women leaders from Assam on Monday said the growing crime against women only reflected the “failure” of the BJP-led Centre’s Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in the s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.21

Cops rescue women, find them jobs

A group of police officers here went beyond the call of duty and arranged jobs for two women who hail from a closed tea estate of the district and were headed to Dubai with an “agent”, sus...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.21

Trafficked girls flee from captors

Two teenage girls, brought to Rajrappa from Patna in a Scorpio by suspected flesh traders, managed to escape from their clutches, the police said on Sunday. According to the police, both the girls ar...
By Manoj Sinha in Ramgarh

Calcutta  /  Published 14.12.20

Trafficking: boys as vulnerable as girls

Adolescent boys are as vulnerable to trafficking as girls, said activists and others trying to prevent human trafficking. Boys are trafficked to work as bonded labourers in jewellery units, zari work...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

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

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


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