Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis

April 24, 2018

Child rape leads to a possible Human Trafficking group dismantle in India

SITUATION    Harshavay Gujjar was arrested on April 20 for the rape and murder of a minor girl and her mother in Pandesara, India. The alleged mother was found dead a few days earlier and the suspect has confessed already the murder of both. The DNA from the victims is...

 

March 22, 2018

Libya issues arrest warrants for over 200 alleged human traffickers

SITUATION   Libya issued arrest warrants for more than 200 Libyans and foreign human traffickers suspected of involvement in a smuggling network for Europe-bound migrants, the attorney general's office declared. “We have 205 arrest warrants for people (involved in) organizing immigration operations, human trafficking, (cases) of torture, murder, and rape,”...

 

March 1, 2018

Scotland police alarmed by big rise in human trafficking cases

SITUATION   The number of reports to police of potential human trafficking has soared over the past year. Figures show there were 213 referrals to Police Scotland in 2017, up 42% on the previous year. The biggest rise was in cases of labor exploitation, up 64%; over half of them are...

 

February 23, 2018

Toronto police arrests 2 men for alleged human trafficking of young woman

SITUATION   Toronto police have arrested two men in connection with the alleged human trafficking of a 19-year-old woman. Police say that Tyrel McLean and Dante Thaxter, both 18, forced the woman into the sex trade, shot her, and prevented her from seeking treatment for her gunshot wound.  The two...

 

February 22, 2018

Indonesia seizes record 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine in the Northern Island of Batam

SITUATION   According to Reuters, Indonesia seized a record 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine from a ship off the northern island of Batam. This is the second major drug bust this month, officials said. Customs inspectors said they spotted the vessel between Indonesia's Sumatra Island and Singapore and reported it...