Anti-trafficking units to check human trafficking

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Patna, Mar 20 (UNI) Concerned with the increasing trafficking of women and children, the Bihar government has constituted anti-human trafficking units to check the problem.

Sources at the state Home department said here today that three such units had been set up in Gaya, Muzaffarpur and Patna districts the first phase to control the trafficking. Some more such units would come into existance in the near future to put a blanket check on the 'inhuman' act, the sources added.

According to the source apart from women police officers, the officers of NGOs and district welfare departments had been posted in the units and they had been asked to function together.

Besides checking the trafficking, these units would also strive for rescue and rehabiltation of the victims.

The police personnel deployed at the police stations were being imparted special trainings for success of the mission. Till date about 5000 police personnel had been trained, the sources added.

The sources further said that the home department had initiated several steps to minimise exploitation of women and children in the state.


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