PM Modi government will continue its zero-tolerance approach towards illegal immigration: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government will continue its zero-tolerance approach towards illegal immigration and is committed to protecting India from this menace.
Amit Shah said that taking forward Prime Minister Modi's "vision of Secure India", the National Investigation Agency has busted five international human trafficking modules.
He said the operation was conducted simultaneously in ten states, resulting in 44 arrests.
Shah wrote on 'X', "Modi government will continue its zero-tolerance approach towards illegal immigration and is committed to saving the country from this menace. Thanks to Team NIA."
The NIA on Wednesday busted five modules engaged in human trafficking and arrested 44 operatives in nationwide raids.
The raids were conducted in coordination with the Border Security Force and state police forces at 55 locations in eight states and two Union Territories to dismantle human trafficking support networks involved in the infiltration and resettlement of illegal migrants along the India-Bangladesh border. NIA said.
The searches were conducted in Tripura, Assam, West Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Haryana, Rajasthan and the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Puducherry, dealing a major blow to the human trafficking network.
Of the 44 arrested operatives, 21 were in Tripura, followed by 10 in Karnataka, five in Assam, three in West Bengal, two in Tamil Nadu and one each in Puducherry, Telangana and Haryana.