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15-year-old girl rescued from human traffickers in Vietnam's Central Highlands

15-year-old girl rescued from human traffickers in Vietnam's Central Highlands

Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 11:21 GMT+7
15-year-old girl rescued from human traffickers in Vietnam's Central Highlands
A photo shows N.T.A. making a declaration at a police station. Photo: Phuoc Thanh

Police in Vietnam managed to rescue a 15-year-old girl from a labor trafficking ring on Monday after she was sold for forced labor at pubs and karaoke parlors by an acquaintance on social networks.

The victim, identified as N.T.A., was induced to travel from Dong Thap Province in the Mekong Delta region to Binh Duong Province, just outside Ho Chi Minh City, to take a job with a monthly salary of VND10-15 million (US$425-638).

However, she was sold to a woman in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak at the price of VND25 million ($1,063) to work as a karaoke parlor attendant.

The victim, a resident of Tan Hong District in Dong Thap, made friends with Liem on social media in February and was introduced to a job with a monthly wage of VND10-20 million ($425-850).

After A. agreed to Liem’s proposal, she was transported to Binh Duong and was picked up by a stranger.

She was then transported to Dak Lak and was sold to a woman called Hoa for VND25 million.

After her arrival in Dak Lak, A. was guarded, while the victim’s identity documents were seized.

She was forced to work at karaoke parlors and pubs every day.

The money she earned was used to compensate for the purchase of A..

When A.’s family contacted Hoa to ransom the victim, she asked her family to pay VND32 million ($1,360).

After being notified of the labor trafficking case, police of Dong Thap and Dak Lak jointly launched a probe and quickly rescued A..

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Tieu Bac - Dang Tuyet - Phuoc Thanh / Tuoi Tre News

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