Bangladesh: The police have identified four regions in the country as hotspots for human trafficking as the despicable crime against humanity posed a serious problem for the nation. On the basis of cases and allegations lodged with different police stations across the country relating to human trafficking, police have identified Satkhira, Jessore, Sylhet and Chittagong regions as the safe routes for the traffickers. Human trafficking through the routes has been increasing alarmingly as those routes are apparently safer for the traffickers, said a high-ranking police official preferring not to be named. Recently, a Switzerland-funded and Italy-based NGO working to raise awareness about child trafficking in Bangladesh at a media conference said human traffickers are changing their tactics to collect and traffic innocent children abroad.

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