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SC asks NCPCR to inquire into trafficking of children

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 12:37

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday ordered
an inquiry by National Commission for Protection of Child
Rights (NCPCR) into the trafficking of children from Manipur
and Assam to Tamil Nadu.

A Bench, headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan, asked
the Commission to place its report within four weeks and
posted the matter for hearing in May.

The court asked the Tamil Nadu government to furnish
names of the children who were rescued from Kanyakumari
district and and their parents.

It was hearing an application based on a media report
about recovery of 76 such children.


First Published: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 12:37

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