291 people engaged in human trafficking identified in Azerbaijan within 9 months of this year

291 people engaged in human trafficking identified in Azerbaijan within 9 months of this year
# 23 October 2008 13:09 (UTC +04:00)
Baku – APA. 291 people, including 157 women engaged in human trafficking were identified in Azerbaijan within 9 months of this year, APA reports quoting Interior Ministry’s Operation and Statistical Information Department. It is reported that the number of such crimes committed against women increased by 76.9%. Compared with the reporting period of the previous year the crimes related to human trafficking increased by 47.5%, involving in prostitution by 95 facts, illicit drug turnover by 15.3% and sale of narcotics by 25.2%.
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