Twelve trafficking victims rescued
LAO CAI — The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai's Social Protection Centre has taken into care 12 women rescued from a human trafficking ring, according to the provincial Border Guard Command on Monday.
They had been taken to work in China as prostitutes.
The command – with the help of their Chinese counterparts – arrested the 21-year-old ring leader from Bao Thang Commune after one of her victims informed the authorities.
The case will be taken to court after further investigations. .— VNS