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Sri Lankan Tamil refugees being trafficked: India

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The indian government said today Sri Lankan Tamil refugees are being trafficked on the pretext of sending them to Australia and more than 1,100 such persons have been intercepted by security forces.

"As per inputs provided by the state government of Tamil Nadu, there are reports that Sri Lankan Tamil refugees are being trafficked on the pretext of sending them to Australia," Minister of State for Home RPN Singh told Lok Sabha.

He said since 2010 and till date, 1,163 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees were intercepted along with 57 Indians while being trafficked and 41 cases were registered in this connection.

Singh said the Tamil Nadu government has asked all Commissioners of Police/SPs to take action against offenders besides taking other steps to check the menace. (PTI)

 
 

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-6+13 # Kondebedapucheena 2013-04-30 20:14
it has been known ever since Praba statertd LTTE
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-2+7 # Amila. G 2013-04-30 22:43
Tamils made refugees by the Tamils .
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-0+1 # R.fayaz Ahamed 2013-04-30 23:00
Ok all the bast
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-1+3 # Mr. B. Wijeyasingha 2013-05-01 00:56
So who is doing the trafficking?
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-1+4 # Sonali De Silva 2013-05-01 03:13
Trafficked - so Sri Lanka is selling and Australia is buying Tamils according to his statement. Maybe for rounding up Kangaroos because they don't have tea estates. What about the 57 Indians, is India trafficking them?
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