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Crime

Sonu Punjaban gets 24 years in jail for trafficking minor

Announcing the punishment, the court said Sonu Punjaban “crossed all limits to be called a woman and deserves severest punishment”

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India

Pakistani woman narrates her ordeal in China

There are many Pakistani girls who are married off to Chinese men only to find themselves in dire straits once they land in China.

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India

China withholds 90 Pakistani brides’ visas for fear of trafficking

140 Chinese nationals sent applications seeking visas for Pakistani brides to the authority; only 50 visas were granted

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India

Human trafficking victims appeal to Prime Minister for early passage of bill in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Victims of human trafficking have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing their support to the anti-trafficking bill and hoping for the functioning of the Rajya Sabha for its early passage in the Parliament. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill in the Monsoon session of the Parliament in July last year. […]

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Entertainment

Daler Mehndi convicted for ‘human trafficking’; bail granted

Patiala: A court here today sentenced Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi to two-year imprisonment for his role in an immigration scandal in 2003. He was held guilty under relevant sections of IPC by the court of Judicial Magistrate first class Judge Nidhi Saini, counsel Gurpreet Singh Bhasin said. A fine of Rs 1,000 was also imposed […]