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12 women victims of trafficking to return from India soon

NEW DELHI, Jan 09, 2017 (BSS) -Twelve women victims of trafficking from Bangladesh to India would be able to return home after one year confinement at Mumbai, said an official here today.

"The 12 women who fell prey of the human trafficking gang and were trafficked to India will return home soon after one year of their confinement at "Government State Home of Women' at Mumbai here," DIG Mosharraf Hossain, minister consular of Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi, told BSS.

He added: "The women, in their twenties, were trafficked to Mumbai luring with promises of better jobs one year back . . . . The police noticed the matter and subsequently they were given shelter to the' Government State Homes of Women for Women' here."

The consular said Bangladesh Embassy after examining all details issued all necessary papers regarding travel permits so that they could easily go back home within the shortest possible time..

"The 12 women will return home immediately as all necessary legal procedures for their return is under progress," Superintendent of State Home Bharosa Patil told Bangladesh Embassy official.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)