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The arrested man, an employee of the Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Ltd, has pleaded innocence and claimed that he was a victim of a conspiracy and fraud.
The DCW in a statement said these girls are from poor economic backgrounds and were trafficked on pretext of jobs.
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Here's the tale of a 16-year-old Bangladeshi girl who was trafficked to India, and arrested while returning to Bangladesh from Bengal
Based on a tip-off, a special-tactics team of the police raided the home in south-west Houston on Friday.
Home ministry sand that these labourers are often given drugs to make them work in the fields for long hours which adversely affect their physical and mental condition.
The girl was rescued by officers of the women and child welfare department on Thursday, a day after she was married off.
According to Manish Khatri, Special Task Force (Indore unit) Superintendent, their action came following a tip-off received from an NGO working for the welfare of children.
The Social Security Branch (SSB) of Nagpur police took the action on Saturday
The charge sheet was filed under sections of the IPC, the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and the Foreigners Act in a special NIA court in Hyderabad
Thane Police raided a flat in Dharamveer Nagar locality last week and rescued three Bangladeshi women aged between 20 and 30 years, an official said.
Police rescued the women hailing from Latehar, Lohardaga, Ranchi, and Palamu districts who were being taken to Chennai with the assurance of Rs 9,000 salary each for working in the factory.
The court said that Punjaban had not only purchased the victim for prostitution but also brutalised her to make her surrender to her demands and had forcibly administered drugs to her.
According to the report, India made significant efforts towards the elimination of human trafficking in 2019, but did not fully meet the minimum standards.
DCW said that the 15-year-old girl was sold by her mother for Rs 1 lakh
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