The girl was 12, and the man who kidnapped her from Los Angeles promised to take care of her. To love her. And maybe it seemed he did, for awhile.
It wasn’t long before he put her out on the streets of Las Vegas and told her not to come home until she’d made $1,000 a day.
CHENNAI: The city police on Tuesday busted a human trafficking racket in which women from Kerala were taken to Singapore and forced into prostitution. Following a complaint by one of the victims, police arrested two men, Sathya and Johnson, on charges of kidnapping the woman and her friend.
Chinese police rescued more than 24,000 abducted women and children across the country in 2011, the Public Security Ministry said on Sunday.
Trafficking in women and children is a big problem in China, where traditional preference for male heirs and a strict one-child policy has driven a thriving market in baby boys, who fetch a considerably higher price than girls.
A senior United States government official claims underage girls are subjected to sex trafficking and migrants trapped into forced labour here, and describes New Zealand's way of defining human trafficking as "misplaced".
When James Katana returned from a church service to his village in the Bugiri district of eastern Uganda he was told that his three-year old son had been taken away by strangers.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The number of death penalty trials in North Carolina is dropping.
Only one person in the state was sentenced to die in 2013.
Mario Andrette McNeill, 33, was convicted last spring of kidnapping, human trafficking and killing a 5-year-old Cumberland County girl.
"The finance department has sanctioned extension of the units to 25 other districts. Each unit would be headed by an inspector and assisted by seven constables. The units will take preventive steps to check women and child trafficking and investigate such cases," ADG (Crime Branch) B K Sharma told TOI.
UK police believe they've made a major breakthrough in the Madeleine McCann case, but it has caused authorities more frustration.
After re-opening the case into the missing child, police believe they've identified the men responsible for her kidnapping, the Daily Mail reported.