Spreading Human Trafficking Awareness Among District Citizens

News Desk, News Nation 360 : Baruipur Police District, Biswa Bangla, Govt. of West Bengal, and International Justice Mission, Kolkata, inaugurated a caravan vehicle and placed banners in all 17 police stations across Baruipur district. This collaboration is an initiative to raise awareness among the masses and combat issues of human trafficking thereby making the district trafficking free zone. The vehicle will be

strategically placed at important junctions where more crowds would gather. It will also distribute sweets to the children giving them a friendly idea that police can be approached anytime for anything suspicious that requires immediate action. The Caravan will patrol for 15 days during the peak puja season. It will have pre-recorded messages broadcasting the issue of human trafficking and to act on by taking appropriate steps to combat it. Bunjumgam Chiru, Head, Law Enforcement Development, International Justice Mission, Kolkata said that from their experience the crime rate has always gone higher during festivals. Increased cases of trafficking has always been found after the festivals. They are doing such activities only to make people aware and stay safe. Baruipur Police District, Biswa Bangla, Govt. of West Bengal, and International Justice Mission, Kolkata, inaugurated a caravan vehicle and placed banners in all 17 police stations across Baruipur district. This collaboration is an initiative to raise awareness among the masses and combat issues of human trafficking thereby making the district trafficking free zone. The vehicle will be strategically placed at important junctions where more crowds would gather. It will also distribute sweets to the children giving them a friendly idea that police can be approached anytime for anything suspicious that requires immediate action. The Caravan will patrol for 15 days during the peak puja season. It will have pre-recorded messages broadcasting the issue of human trafficking and to act on by taking appropriate steps to combat it. Bunjumgam Chiru, Head, Law Enforcement Development, International Justice Mission, Kolkata said that from their experience the crime rate has always gone higher during festivals. Increased cases of trafficking has always been found after the festivals. They are doing such activities only to make people aware and stay safe. 

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Report : Anustup Kundu

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