Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis

April 9, 2019

Indonesia arrests seven for trafficking 1200 humans

SITUATION The Indonesian police have arrested seven people linked to human trafficking cases that involved a staggering 1,200 victims who were smuggled to the Middle East and North Africa. The alleged traffickers are suspected to have sent some 500 victims to work as domestic helpers in Morocco, 220 to Turkey,...

 

April 8, 2019

Bulgaria seizes 1500 kg cannabis at Serbian border

SITUATION Around 1500 kilograms of cannabis was seized by the Bulgarian border police. It was discovered hidden inside a truck at a checkpoint on the Serbian border. The border officials discovered the cannabis concealed among linoleum during a routine check at the Kalotina checkpoint around midnight, as told by customs...

 

April 8, 2019

Two Female trafficking victims rescued in Nagaland, India

SITUATION Two women from Assam who were victims of trafficking had been rescued from Nagaland on Sunday. One lady is a resident of Guwahati and the other one hails from Tezpur. Both of them had been missing since the day of Mahashivaratri, a mega festival which was celebrated across India...

 

April 5, 2019

Belgium: Professional Diver suspected of smuggling cocaine arrested in Antwerp.

SITUATION Brussels Police arrested a professional diver, Nabil K, suspected of aiding a drug syndicate with a smuggling operation. Investigators found Nabil in soaked clothes near quay that’s infamous for drug trade after an anonymous tip. According to Ken Witpas from Public Prosecutor’s Office, it is a known fact that...

 

April 5, 2019

Bangladeshi National Arrested For Smuggling And Selling Drugs in Kolkata, India

SITUATION The Kolkata Police on Thursday arrested a Bangladeshi national with 400 tablets of methamphetamine, or yaba, worth Rs 80,000 (around $1000). The man, in his 30s, was identified as Tapas Ahmed. Yaba, a psychotropic substance, is generally smuggled in from Burma and is used as a recreational drug. Ahmed,...