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Almost 400 human trafficking victims rescued this year, say police

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 362 victims of human trafficking victims were rescued in the first eight months of this year.

Superintendent of Coordination/Investigation/International Relations of Bukit Aman Anti-Human Trafficking and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Division (D3) Supt Hazril Kamis (pic) said the victims were rescued in 77 raids conducted during that period.

He said most of the victims were from Bangladesh, Indonesia and India.

"They were exploited for the purpose of serving as temporary forced labourers and sex slaves,” he told Bernama recently.

Hazril also said during the same period, 95 victims were given Protection Order (PO) and 163 syndicate members were arrested.

He said effective cooperation among security ag

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