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Over two years on, wrestler’s escapade with minor boy ends in his arrest

While the 22-year-old wrestler was arrested on April 5 and charged with kidnapping, the 14-year-old was taken back to his family — though he told police he had left of his own free will, officers said.

Baby selling racket: Police rescue another child, one arrested in Delhi

Earlier, police had recovered four children — one died during treatment; two are lodged in a shelter home; and one was handed back to the family who had ‘bought him’, following court orders.

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Jharkhand: Seven minor children rescued, human trafficker arrested

Acting on a tip-off, a police team conducted a raid at Amrapara bus stand and rescued the children and arrested the human trafficker while they were about to board a bus to Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

A Law For Children

Parliament must pass Trafficking Bill, Criminal Law Amendment for safety of minors.

An Express Investigation Part 2: Look who all make up the murderous lynch mob

In latest case, all 25 arrested in Dhule are either jobless or daily-wage workers; of these, 15 never went to school.

Missionaries of Charity home staff held for selling children

According to CWC officials, Indwar had admitted in writing that she sold two more children to couples in Morabadi and Kanta Toli in Ranchi for Rs 50,000 each, said officials. Indwar also said she had done it with the help of Sister Concelia, the officials said. 

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Two get 14 years RI for child trafficking in Hyderabad

In a search operation on January 9, 2016, 219 minor boys, all hailing from Bihar, were rescued from bangle-making units of the convicts in Talab Katta area in the Old City, it said.

Nine assaulted over rumours of child lifting, Telangana and Andhra police warn of action

The move comes in the wake of attacks spurred by fake news and rumours circulating on social media about gangs of child kidnappers roaming around in the villages.

Child brides sold into sex slavery, domestic work, say Indian officials

The legal age of marriage in India is 18 for women and 21 for men. Parents face a fine of 100,000 rupees ($1,535) and two years in prison if they are caught trying to marry off their underage children.

Six kids trafficked, alleges NGO; rights panel pulls up CWC

The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) to submit an inquiry report into the case of six minors, who were allegedly trafficked from Odisha and Chhattisgarh last year to work as labourers in Goa. On August 18 last year, the commission had received a complaint from an […]

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Six-Year Journey Of A Family In Search Of Their Missing Daughters: ‘These Are Our Kids’

On March 19, the Delhi Police issued a press release about a girl who had gone missing eight years ago from North East Delhi and had been tracked down to Kanpur. While following the story, I got in touch with a few CWC officials, including Girish Awasthi, who had helped reunite Aarti with her family. […]

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