Human Trafficking: News
31 Dec 2022Social Media
Controversial social media figure and ex-kickboxer Andrew Tate's legal problems seem to have aggravated.
30 Dec 2022Romania
Controversial American-British social media personality and ex-kickboxer Andrew Tate has reportedly been detained by the Romanian police in a human trafficking and rape case.
01 Aug 2022West Bengal
In West Bengal, a 22-year-old girl who became a victim of human trafficking and was raped multiple times during her teenage has passed her class 12 exams after overcoming trauma.
24 Jul 2022Meghalaya
The police in Meghalaya on Saturday reportedly busted a sex racket operating out of a building purportedly owned by Bernard N Marak, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state vice-president, in Tura.
14 Jul 2022Bollywood
Patiala Sessions Court has decided to uphold singer Daler Mehndi's two-year imprisonment sentence in a human trafficking case that transpired 19 years ago.
05 Jun 2021Jharkhand
A racket involved in the alleged trafficking of girls from remote rural tribal areas of Jharkhand was busted in Dumka on Friday and eight persons were arrested in this connection, a police officer said.
23 Jul 2020Punjab
Sonu Punjaban, an infamous name in flesh trade, was on Wednesday handed 24 years in prison.
25 Dec 2018India
At least 13 Nepalese women, who were allegedly being trafficked on the pretext of jobs, were rescued from hotels in India by an NGO, and were returned to Nepal safely.
01 Dec 2018Lok Sabha
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today expressed hope that the proposed anti-trafficking bill would be passed by the Rajya Sabha in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament.
07 Nov 2018BBC
In a shocking discovery, British authorities have found 21 people, including fifteen children, some as young as 12, inside a refrigerated lorry entering the UK.
27 Oct 2018Jharkhand
A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly hacking to death a minor girl in Outer Delhi, police said yesterday.
19 Oct 2018White House
An Indian-American woman has been honored with a Presidential award by the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for her extraordinary contribution towards combating human trafficking in Houston.
13 Oct 2018Instagram
In what would count as a case of modern day slavery, four people in Indonesia have been arrested for allegedly buying and selling babies on Instagram and WhatsApp as part of a human trafficking operation.
11 Oct 2018Facebook
We all use social networks like Facebook, Tinder, and Instagram to find new friends and stay connected.
04 Oct 2018Facebook
A Texas-based woman has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, accusing the social media giant of facilitating sex trafficking.
27 Sep 2018Bill Gates
18-year-old Amika George of Indian origin has won one of the three Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards, popularly known as the Oscars for social progress.
24 Sep 2018India
A 42-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday in West Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area for her alleged involvement in human trafficking.
16 Sep 2018Maneka Gandhi
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi proposed that a child separated from jailed mother must be made to visit her in prison at least thrice weekly, amid incidents of such children getting trafficked.
11 Sep 2018Telangana
Former Congress MLA from Telangana's Sangareddy, Jayaprakash Reddy alias Jagga Reddy, has been arrested for allegedly trafficking three people to the US on basis of forged documents while holding the public representative's post in 2004, police said.
13 Aug 2018Jharkhand
Seven minor children belonging to the primitive Pahariya tribe have been rescued and a human trafficker was arrested in Jharkhand's Pakur district.
01 Aug 2018Telangana
Telangana Police have rescued 11 minors, including girls as young as five, from sex traffickers in the temple town of Yadagirigutta in Yadadri Bhongir.
01 Aug 2018Delhi Police
At least 39 Nepali girls were rescued from a hotel in Delhi's Paharganj by a joint team of the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) and the Delhi Police in the early hours today, the women's panel said.
31 Jul 2018Vivek Oberoi
On International Day against Trafficking, a campaign called #KidsNotForSale was launched yesterday in Delhi by an NGO to spread awareness about child trafficking.
28 Jul 2018Delhi Police
A 32-year-old man involved in the Munirka human trafficking case in Delhi, where 16 Nepali women were rescued, has been arrested, the police said today.
27 Jul 2018ISIS
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the agent responsible for trafficking 39 Indians to Iraq, who were abducted and later killed, was still operating his business and urged state women commissions to crackdown against such illegal agents.
25 Jul 2018Goa
The National Commission for Women (NCW) in collaboration with the Goa Police rescued a 33-year-old woman, who was trafficked from Siliguri to the coastal state on June 21, the women's body said.
17 Jul 2018India
After cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by childcare homes run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC) surfaced recently, the Indian Government has ordered all the states to get MoC homes inspected immediately.
16 Jul 2018Jharkhand
A Ranchi-based shelter home run by the Missionaries of Charity is in major trouble: police have found that Nirmal Hriday, the home, sold at least four babies to couples seeking children for as much as Rs. 50,000 each.
07 Jul 2018Twitter
Thanks to a tweet by a passenger, 26 underage girls who were being trafficked via the Muzaffarpur-Bandra Awadh Express were rescued by the GRP and the RPF.
05 Jul 2018Bihar
A woman staffer has been arrested and two others, including a sister-in-charge, detained for allegedly selling a child born to an inmate of a shelter home Nirmal Hriday, run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity in Patna.
22 May 2018Jharkhand
A 15-year-old teenager left her home in Jharkhand and reached Delhi three years ago with dreams of a high-paying job.
11 May 2018Australia
An Indian journalist has been sent to custody in Australia for six weeks for allegedly smuggling a fake 'media contingent' in during the recent Commonwealth Games.
01 May 2018Himachal Pradesh
In a disturbing incident, a teenager from Delhi has alleged that her mother sold her to a pimp for Rs. 40,000 a month.
25 Mar 2018West Bengal
The latest data of National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) revealed that West Bengal had registered 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, the fifth highest in the country.
24 Mar 2018India
Terming human trafficking as "the greatest human tragedy", the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said that the menace was on the rise and people involved in it considered human beings as a commodity.
11 Mar 2018Mizoram
Mercy Bawm from Mizoram wanted to support her family, so in 2014, she reached Singapore through 'agents.'
12 Feb 2018India
Reports have it that the Center is working on setting up a dedicated unit to probe trafficking cases, likely under the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
09 Feb 2018Pune
Two days ago, a doctor and his wife were nabbed in Kolhapur's Ichalkaranji for selling a baby, but officials suspect the racket goes deeper.
21 Jan 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra police have arrested a Thai woman for allegedly running a sex racket in a spa in Virar of Palghar district.
30 Dec 2017Paris
The detention of an Indian teenage boy in Paris has uncovered an international human trafficking racket in India.
28 Dec 2017India
India will soon introduce a new anti-trafficking law, that proposes 10-year jail for violators engaged in "aggravated forms" and life imprisonment for repeat offenders.
10 Oct 2017Mumbai
After busting a baby-selling racket in September, Mumbai's Wadala police traced three buyers of the infants: a Worli-based doctor, a Thane gynecologist-pediatrician couple, and a Bengaluru-based software engineer.
25 Sep 2017Saudi Arabia
Jacintha Mendonca, hailing from Udupi in Karnataka, has finally made it back to India after 14 harrowing months in Saudi Arabia where she was forced to work as a "slave".
08 Sep 2017India
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) served summons to 125 brothel owners in GB Road, the infamous red light area, regarding their closure.
06 Sep 2017South Korea
Delhi Police busted a major international human trafficking racket following the deportation of a married couple attempting to enter Canada with forged passports.
01 Sep 2017Mumbai
In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl from Mumbai's Behrampada was sold to a Nashik-based human trafficking group by her 19-year-old boyfriend, Karan Pawar.
30 Jul 2017Roopa Ganguly
West Bengal's Central Investigation Department (CID) questioned BJP Rajya Sabha MP Roopa Ganguly about a child trafficking case in Jalpaiguri.
12 Jul 2017Karnataka
Central crime branch along with railway police detained more than 200 children aged between 13-15 years at Bengaluru railway station.
02 Jul 2017Mumbai
The anti-human trafficking cell of Thane police arrested Shobha Gaikwad for trying to sell a five-year-old girl for Rs. 20,000 at Bhiwandi.
30 Jun 2017Delhi
A two-and-a-half-year-old boy was rescued after being kidnapped and sold at least twice, each time at a higher price.