Union Cabinet Approves Anti-Trafficking Bill Draft

The apex anti-terror body National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be the nodal authority for probing cases of human trafficking after the government approved a proposal in this regard.

The Union Cabinet okayed the draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, which also proposes a punishment of life imprisonment for repeat offenders. The draft Bill divides various offences into “trafficking” and “aggravated trafficking”.

Source- Press Information Bureau
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Canara Bank PO 2018 Exam-
  • Yogesh Chander Modi is the Director General of NIA.