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...
  • K'taka: 200 foreign tourists 'beaten up' by police on Valentine's Day 21-02-2014 06:01 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka State Human Rights Commission on Friday took a suo motu cognizance after a Facebook campaign launched by tourists from 26 countries complained of police atrocities on Valentine's Day. The complaint, signed by around 82 people, spoke of brazen assault on nearly 200 tourists by "drunk policemen" at...
  • Woman who allegedly forced 3 Ugandan women into sex trade arrested 07-02-2014 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: Three days after three African women spoke out on CNN-IBN against sex trafficking, the Delhi Police has finally taken into custody an African national in the case. The Ugandan High Commission has also reached out to the victims and is willing to repatriate them. The arrested African woman...
  • People who ran campaign against me should apologise: Somnath Bharti 05-02-2014 05:39 PM

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who attempted a midnight raid at Khirki extension said he is proud of his actions and people who ran a campaign to malign his name should apologise. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Bharti said, "I feel proud of what I did. I stand by my action....
  • Ugandan women complain of sex trade, AAP says it stands vindicated 04-02-2014 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: Three young women from Uganda have blown the lid off an alleged illegal sex racket in Khirki Extension in South Delhi and have recorded their statements. This is the same area where Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti tried to carry out a raid that caught him in a...
  • News 360: 3 Ugandan women file complaint over sex trade, DCW steps in 04-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The issue of drug trafficking and prostitution at Khirki Extension has come to the fore once again after a CNN-IBN investigation exposed that Ugandan women were being pushed into sex trade. Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Barkha Singh on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner asking him...
  • I'm proud of what I did: Somnath Bharti on midnight raid 04-02-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who attempted a midnight raid at Khirki extension said he was proud of his actions. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Bharti said, "I feel proud of what I did. I stand by my action. There is no question of apologising." He said that a...
  • MEA to help send women trapped in sex trade to Uganda 04-02-2014 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has reacted to a CNN-IBN report where three young Ugandan women alleged that they were forced into illegal sex trafficking in Delhi's Khirki Extension. The MEA has said that the women have requested that they be allowed to return to Uganda and they...
  • Somnath Bharti uses Ugandan women's FIR to target critics 04-02-2014 01:03 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti who has been under severe attack for his infamous raid at Khirki Extension must have breathed a sigh of relief on Monday after three Ugandan women registered a police complaint seeking protection from sex traffickers. Reacting for the first time to the latest...
  • Khirki Extension: 3 Ugandan women file police complaint over sex trafficking 04-02-2014 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: It may not just be the local residents of Khirki Extension - where Somnath Bharti carried out his infamous midnight raid last month - who are affected by the alleged drug and sex trafficking going on in their backyard. On Monday night, three young Ugandan women lodged a...
  • Property of man who trafficked women attached 22-01-2014 03:18 PM

    For the first time, the property of a man accused of immoral trafficking has been confiscated in Bihar, police said Wednesday. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached the movable and immovable property of Suresh Nat of Begusarai district under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, said Additional Director...
  • Surprised that Pakistan haulted LoC trade for drug peddlers, says MEA 22-01-2014 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: The External Affairs Ministry has summoned the acting Pakistan High Commissioner expressing concerns over the drug haul. The MEA has said that the Pakistan High Commissioner was summoned for haulting trade across the LoC. "We find it surprising that for the sake of persons indulging in drug trafficking,...
  • Ugandan woman identifies Somnath Bharti, says he misbehaved 22-01-2014 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: More trouble for Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti as an Ugandan woman has identified him as the one leading the team which conducted a midnight raid in Khirki extension and misbehaved with the girls. While giving her statement to the Saket Magistrate Court on Tuesday, the woman said...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai: 45 people held in bar raids; three girls rescued 25-12-2013 06:00 PM

    As many as 45 persons, including eight bar girls, were arrested and three girls rescued during separate raids on bars for alleged involvement in obscene activities. Acting on a tip off, a raid was conducted at Lakshdeep bar and restaurant on Gajdarbhandh road in Santa Cruz at around 11.40 PM...
  • Minor girls recount tales of exploitation, sexual abuse and trafficking 07-11-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: As horrifying details continue to emerge in the domestic help murder case involving BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Dr Jagriti Singh, several other cases of vulnerable girls have also come to light. An investigation by CNN-IBN reveals how hundreds of minors are trafficked and sold as...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 04-10-2013 11:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: Illegal placement agencies thrive on the need for cheap domestic help 04-10-2013 07:41 PM

    Exploiting the extreme poverty in parts of rural India and the need for cheap domestic help in metro cities drives the racket of illegal placement agencies. In the hidden camera investigation, the traffickers and agents reveal how easily they dupe girls and sell them in the cities and how they...
  • Delhi Police, NGO rescue Assam girls working as bonded labour 03-10-2013 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Thousands of illegal placement agencies flourish in cities like Delhi where there is a high demand for house help and maids. A woman, Mamuni, sent her daughter to Delhi two years ago with the dreams of a good job and good life. But as there was now news...
  • 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...
  • Nigerian arrested in Delhi with cocaine worth Rs 2 crore 02-09-2013 06:04 PM

    A Nigerian national was arrested in New Delhi with 190 gm cocaine valued at Rs.2 crore in the international market, police said on Monday. Abdul Raheem Kamalideen Kehine, from Lagos in Nigeria, was arrested Sunday from west Delhi's Dwarka where he went to deliver a consignment of 190 gm cocaine...
  • 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...
  • Nigerian carrying cocaine arrested in Delhi 26-08-2013 07:56 PM

    A 33-year-old Nigerian man was arrested in New Delhi and 37 gm of cocaine valued at Rs.30 lakh was seized from him, police said on Monday. Ifeanyi Alexander Obi, who was living in a rented house in west Delhi's Palam village, was arrested on Saturday from east Delhi's Laxmi Nagar...
  • MNF demands resignation of Health Minister over drug trafficking allegations 24-08-2013 03:35 PM

    Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) on Saturday demanded resignation of Health Minister Lalrinliana Sailo following allegations against him of involvement in drug trafficking. "All MNF leaders will meet on Monday and pressurise the minister to resign," MNF said in a statement. MNF alleged that a drug licence was used for...