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3,388 human traffickers nabbed in three years.

ISLAMABAD -- Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested 3,388 persons who were allegedly involved in human trafficking during last three years.

Of the total, 2259 human traffickers were arrested in Punjab, 1045 human traffickers in Islamabad, 77 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), 05 in Sindh and 02 in Balochistan.

The year-wise break-up of arrests issued by Interior Division on Sunday showed that during year 2015, the Agency nabbed 589 human traffickers in Punjab, 382 in Islamabad, 23 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) while no human trafficker was arrested during the year in Sindh and Balochistan.

During 2016, 988 human traffickers were arrested in Punjab, 368 in Islamabad, 35 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), 05 in Sindh and no human trafficker was arrested during the year in Balochistan.

Similarly, during 2017, the Agency arrested 682 human traffickers in Punjab, 295 in Islamabad, 19 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), nil in Sindh and 02 in Balochistan.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Feb 26, 2018
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