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Modern Slavery: UK records rise in Indian nationals as potential victims

By: Keerthi Mohan

UK has seen an increase in the number of Indian nationals who are potential victims of modern day slavery. In 2016, the number was just 100 but 2017 saw the numbers jump to 140, UK government statistics show. Of the total figure, 25 were victims of domestic servitude, 90 of labour exploitation, 18 of sexual exploitation, and the others fell under the category of unknown exploitation, reported PTI, adding that India was among the top 10 most vulnerable nations. UK topped with 819 victims in 2017, followed by Albania (777) and Vietnam (739). “It is our assessment that the increase we…

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