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Rise in Indian nationals at risk of modern slavery in UK

By: Sarwar Alam

The number of Indian nationals recorded as potential victims of modern day slavery in the UK has increased to 140 last year from 100 in 2016, according to the official UK government statistics. The National Referral Mechanism (NRM), which records potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking, released the data for the year 2017. The data released by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) yesterday revealed that of the total figure, 25 were victims of domestic servitude, 90 of labour exploitation, 18 of sexual exploitation, and seven fell under the category of ‘unknown exploitation’. India featured among the top…

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