Odisha: Police conduct study to tackle human trafficking
| Wednesday | 9th January, 2019
BHUBANESWAR: The state Crime Branch in collaboration with Odisha police and Sambalpur university conducted a study to find out the remedies of human trafficking.
“Human trafficking comes to fore when victims, who were promised of jobs and benefits, end up facing exploitation.
“We occasionally find the police in action mode to prevent human trafficking.
Key findings of the study report included strengthening of police intelligence against traffickers, identification of critical locations that are vulnerable to human trafficking and conduct of regular gram sabhas to sensitise communities against the social menace.The study report recommended corrective measures at three levels—houses (families), communities and government.
“Our study found that almost all the victims were trafficked for labour in brick kilns and factories in other states.
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