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No record on the number of cyber trafficking cases: Home Ministry

In response to a parliamentary question, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) stated that the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which falls under the Ministry, does not maintain any specific data regarding the number of cyber trafficking cases. Cyber trafficking is a form of human trafficking but does not require the geographic dislocation of the victim. This definition gap causes confusion as to whether this specific crime falls under human trafficking or cyber crimes against women and children, both of which are covered by NCRB in its 2019 report as well as the 2017 report. According to the 2019 report, there were 2260 cases of human trafficking, 8379 cases of cybercrimes against woman, and 305 cases of cybercrimes against children. In its response, MHA also added that States/UTs are primarily responsible for dealing with crimes, including cyber trafficking, but outlined…

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