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Will not stop till we put a full stop on human trafficking in Assam: CM Sarma

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Guwahati:  On the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma visited Bangtol and Chirang and met the parents of 40 children trafficked and recently rescued from Sikkim a week ago. Human trafficking is one of worst crimes and our government is steadfast in its commitment to eradicate this menace. The state government will not stop till it puts a full stop on human trafficking in Assam, said the chief minister.

CM Sarma interacted with the  40 children and  2 adults, who were rescued from Sikkim recently by a Chirang Police team from the clutches of human traffickers at the auditorium of Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar. The chief minister listened to their harrowing experiences and hoped that they would be able to erase those scars from their minds.

Taking to his Twitter Dr. Sarma wrote, “On #WorldDayAgainstTraffickinginPersons, visited Bangtol, Chirang & met parents of 40 children trafficked & subsequently rescued from Sikkim a week ago. Urged them to send their kids to school while assuring them that govt stands by them all the time. 1/2″

“GoA will work on creating economic package to utilize services of villagers of those 10 villages which bear the brunt of human trafficking & take steps to include victims’ families in #Orunodoi scheme BTC CEM @PramodBoroBTR Special DGP @lrbishnoiassam were present 2/2,” tweeted CM Sarma.

In another series of Tweets, CM Sarma wrote, “We shall not stop till we put a full stop on #humantrafficking in #Assam. 40 children & 2 adults, were rescued from Sikkim recently by a Chirang Police team from the clutches of human traffickers. Interacted with them & heard their heartbreaking experiences. 1/2″.

“Directed Social Welfare Dept to take steps in consultation with Child Welfare Committee to provide academic & other support to the rescued children. @assampolice is working to find out rest of the children who were trafficked and breakthroughs have already been made. 2/2

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