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West Bengal tops in child trafficking cases

Last Updated: Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 20:19

New Delhi: West Bengal recorded over 800 cases of child trafficking - the highest in the country - during 2006-2010, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath told the upper house that a total of 2,546 child trafficking cases were reported across India during the period.
The state-wise list shows that West Bengal, with 885 cases, reported the highest number of such cases followed by Bihar with 455 and Andhra Pradesh with 260.


First Published: Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 20:19

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