Human Trafficking

  • Human trafficking: 4 women, 1 minor from Chhattisgarh sold in Delhi; police arrest one 21-04-2014 11:08 PM

    A woman, who had allegedly sold off in Delhi four tribal women and a minor girl belonging to Chhattisgarh's Korba district, was arrested on Monday, police said. However, director of a Delhi based placement agency-BR Service Center and another woman, who played a role of the mediator in this case,...
  • Two arrested for human trafficking in Kotdwar 06-04-2014 03:09 PM

    Two persons were arrested in connection with a human trafficking case from Kotdwara, police said on Sunday. They said Rajkumar, resident of Kauria in Kotdwar, filed a complaint that his wife Kajree and her four-month-old child were missing from their home. Rajkumar suspected that his wife was abducted and sold...
  • Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor anticipating limited release for his upcoming film 'Lakshmi' 20-03-2014 01:02 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor says he is anticipating "limited release" for his film 'Lakshmi', which is based on human trafficking. "It should make sense with respect to its budget because the producers and distributors only look at that. The box office cannot be the reason to make a film because...
  • Six minors hailing from Bihar, Rajasthan rescued; 3 arrested for human trafficking 26-02-2014 08:43 PM

    Three men have been arrested and six minor children were rescued from them in Punjabi Bagh area of West Delhi in a suspected case of human trafficking. "With the arrest of Omparkash (43), Kamlesh (27) and Taro Devi (65), the Punjabi Bagh police station has busted a gang of human...
  • White House unveils plan to save domestic helps of diplomats 15-01-2014 01:30 PM

    In the wake of the worst diplomatic spat with India over the arrest of an Indian diplomat for allegedly underpaying her nanny, the White House has come out with a strategic action plan for human trafficking "victims". The plan does not name Devyani Khobragade, India's then consul general in New...
  • 30 Minutes: Girls in bondage 19-10-2013 08:38 PM

    CNN-IBN investigation exposes how minor girls are sold as domestic labour to illegal placement agencies which in turn run trafficking racket. The investigation exposes how minor girls are trafficked from rural India and sold in metros. ...
  • Rampant trafficking a menace for girls across India 01-10-2013 07:43 PM

    b>New Delhi: The backbone of most urban households - the domestic worker is an extremely abused and exploited class in India with thousands of minor girls being trafficked to big cities and sold as a bonded labour. They are exploited financially as they work with no or minimal pay as...
  • Delhi: Woman gets 10-year jail for forcing girl into prostitution 29-09-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Noting that the menace of human trafficking is on the rise and needs to be curbed by police, a local court has sentenced a woman to 10 years' imprisonment for confining and forcing a girl into flesh trade. Additional sessions judge Kaveri Baweja sentenced Padma and imposed a...
  • 15 child labourers rescued from bangle factory in Jaipur 28-08-2013 04:45 PM

    Fifteen children, working as bonded labourers in a bangle manufacturing factory in Jaipur, were rescued by a team of anti-human trafficking unit of Rajasthan Police. The team raided the factory on Tuesday and rescued the children, all hailing from Bihar, police said. The factory owner Mohammed Shameem was arrested under...
  • Two minor girls rescued from Banchda tribals in separate incidents 28-07-2013 02:33 PM

    Two minor girls were rescued from as many women belonging to Banchda tribe engaged in flesh trade in separate incidents, police said on Sunday. A six-year-old girl was rescued from one Prema Bai in Mausa village in Neemuch district on July 15. The accused told police that she had purchased...
  • 3 arrested for human trafficking, 20 girls rescued: Police 16-06-2013 06:40 AM

    Ghaziabad: Police on Saturday claimed to have rescued about 20 girls, who were allegedly being trafficked from Jharkhand to Delhi, and three persons were arrested in this connection. The Jharkhand Sampark Kranti Express was stopped late last night at the railway station here and the girls, some of whom were...
  • Human trafficking: Women, children rescued in Ghaziabad 15-06-2013 08:04 PM

    Ghaziabad: Police on Saturday rescued a group of women and children who were being trafficked at the railway station in Ghaziabad. Three people have been detained. The group, which is from Jharkhand, was allegedly being taken as bonded labour to New Delhi. The men were taking the group to the...
  • Pope leads Catholics in first worldwide 'Holy Hour' 03-06-2013 06:20 AM

    Vatican City: Pope Francis led Roman Catholics on Sunday in the first worldwide "Holy Hour," in which participants prayed at the same time around the globe for those suffering from war, slave labour, human trafficking and the economic crisis. The Vatican asked Catholics to join him between 5-6 pm Rome...
  • US: Indian sentenced to three years for human trafficking 18-05-2013 06:27 AM

    Washington: An Indian has been sentenced to three years of imprisonment on charges of trafficking immigrants from India into the United States, the Department of Justice said. Kaushik Jayantibhai Thakkar, 33, along with Brazilian national Fabiano Augusto Amorim were sentenced on Friday to serve 36 months in prison for their...
  • FM tells ED to select cases for prosecution carefully 01-05-2013 04:32 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said Enforcement Directorate should be extremely careful while choosing cases for prosecution under the money laundering law and focus its energies on important ones. "A word of caution is necessary. We must be extremely selective in deciding which cases to prosecute under...
  • West Bengal: Man allegedly kills his 10-year-old daughter 28-04-2013 06:10 PM

    Berhampore: A man and his aide were arrested on Sunday for allegedly killing his 10-year-old daughter when she protested his attempts to sell her at Jalangi in Murshidabad district. "Bablu Ghosh and his aide were arrested for strangulating his daughter Rinki Ghosh. Rinki was a student of class-III. Local villagers...
  • Delhi: International drug cartel busted, eight arrested 28-04-2013 05:10 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Saturday said they have cracked an "international cartel" of drugs and fake currency dealers, arresting seven Nigerians and a Burmese woman. "The arrested include a Nigerian couple and a pastor, along with four other Nigerians and a Myanmarese woman," said Sanjeev Yadav, deputy commissioner of...
  • Mysore: 10 human trafficking victims rescued from a hotel 25-04-2013 07:12 PM

    Mysore: Ten girls from West Bengal and Bangladesh, including two minors, have been rescued from a sex racket in Mysore. The CID's anti-trafficking squad raided a motel after getting a tip off by an NGO. The police said that the hotel seems to have been built specifically for such a...
  • Real Heroes: Gangrape survivor helps children, women fight sexual assault 10-03-2013 01:10 PM

    Sunitha started anti-trafficking organisation Prajwala and since then she is rescuing brothels across the country. ...
  • Anil Kapoor to act in a film on sex trade 20-09-2011 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Anil Kapoor is keen on acting in a movie that deals with the issue of human trafficking. Kapoor has been serving as an ambassador of CNN's Freedom Project that is slated to release a documentary on human trafficking. The documentary titled 'Trapped by Tradition' sees Kapoor going...
  • Asian producers to make a film on trafficking 19-09-2011 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: For the first time, leading producers of South Asian countries have decided to join hands and put in their money to make a feature film on a major issue afflicting them all human trafficking. An agreement for making the film, to be directed by young Rakesh Mehta whose...
  • Real Hero Ajeet fights against female trafficking 03-08-2011 09:07 AM

    Varanasi: Minor girls being sold for sex trafficking in the holy city of Varanasi, but Ajeet Singh decided to take on the police-pimp nexus. Girls, as young as 10 years of age, are bought and sold. "Right from the moment a girl is trafficked and brought into a red light...
  • Kerala: Man sells daughter to sex trade 04-07-2011 08:14 AM

    New Delhi: Another sex scandal has rocked Kerala. A man has been arrested for trying to sell his daughter to the sex trade in Kothamangalam. Police said the fourteen-year-old victim was sexually exploited in cars and autorickshaws for the past three months. The police were tipped off by an anonymous...