A total of 89 individuals, including 67 men and 22 women, have been apprehended in trafficking-related cases in 6 months.

During this period, police have filed 79 cases as a result, 149 individuals have faced legal action.

With the efforts of, AHTB 236 individuals, 150 women, 26 men, and 60 girls were also rescued.

Nepal Police central spokesperson, Deputy Inspector General Bhim Prasad Dhakal, said a large number of Nepali fall victim to human trafficking due to the false promise employment or illegal settlement in various countries, including in India, Malaysia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Bahrain, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, America and different European and African nations.

(With inputs via RSS)