Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Child trafficking in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee asks government officials to act firmly


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an administrative meeting in North Bengal, asked its government officials to act firmly to counter the child trafficking racket that has raised the storm in the state's politics of late, according to media reports on Tuesday.

CM has asked Block Development Officer (BDO), police as well as social welfare department of the government to monitor the situation and the complaints that are coming up.

Ensuring justice to each complain received, Mamata said: No one should be spared in the case of child trafficking.

Earlier, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Juhi Chowdhury was arrested over the charge of child trafficking who was later removed from the party.

The child trafficking case has also hit Rajya Sabha once as Congress MP Rajni Patil alleged an involvement of BJP MP Roopa Ganguly into the case without taking the latters name.