Trafficking means the moving, selling or buying of Women and Children by any person (agent)/ agencies for recruitment, Transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons. By means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of the abuse of power or of the Vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purposes of exploitation i.e. sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery or the removal of organs, within and outside a country.
Human Trafficking is an organized crime involving the overt or covert participation of several criminals at various places at different point of time Human Trafficking is a punishable offence under various section of IPC and section -5 of (ITPA) Informal Traffic (prevention) Act 1956.
There are eight AHTU established in eight district of Jharkhand for prevention of Human Trafficking.