Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to establish anti-human trafficking Police Stations in each and every district in a major step towards the security of women and children.
These Police Stations will be given enough powers to register the case and investigate the matter independently.
AIR correspondent, state government is going to establish 40 new anti-trafficking units which will work like police stations in districts and will conduct investigation after registering the cases.
Earlier, only 35 district in the state had Police stations of anti human trafficking unit which was established in 2011 and 2018.
The new Police stations are being established after directives from women safety division of Union Government. Union Government has also allocated funds for these units.
Till date for any action in any case related to the human trafficking the Anti-Human trafficking unit used to register the FIR in the Cantt. Police Station of the concerned district.
After registering the case the local police station conducts the investigation. Recently some cases are now being transferred to anti- human trafficking unit.
After getting established as a full fledged police station now the anti human trafficking unit will be able to take all the decisions independently.