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Four human trafficking cases registered since beginning of year

Four cases of human trafficking were registered for 9 months of 2017, two of which occurred outside Kyrgyzstan. The Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Kursan Asanov informed the Parliament today.

Recall, parliament deputies in the second reading consider the amendments to the law on preventing and combating human trafficking.

According to the State Secretary of the State Migration Service Nurlan Sheripov, in 2013 nine cases of human trafficking were registered, and 13 people were brought to criminal liability.

«In 2014, 20 criminal cases were initiated, 15 citizens were punished. For 6 months of 2016, seven criminal cases were registered, six people were brought to justice,» the official added.