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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 4031 of 1997
Date of filing: 1997/06/29
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Petitioners

Mr. Abdul Gafur

Respondents
  1. Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Facts

The petitioner’s daughter Hasina Begum aged 15 years was missing since 1992. In 1996 it was discovered that she was being lodged a woman’s home at Lilua, West Bengal, India. She was a victim of atrocities and violence perpetrated by woman trafficking. Her father approached the Government of Bangladesh for bringing her home, to no avail.

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 14/08/1997


Details

The Court directed the Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs to initiate appropriate action at the state level for effecting repatriation of victim Hasina Begum and to inform the developments to the petitioners from time to time.

Justices

Mr. Justice Mozammel Hoque

Justice Md. Hassan Ameen



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Area of law
Women’s Rights,
Children's Rights,
Accountability and Institutional Reform
Keywords
Trafficking
Relevant statute

Constitution Article, 102





Case Number: Writ Petition No. 4031 of 1997
Date of filing: 1997/06/29

Petitioners

Mr. Abdul Gafur

Respondents
  1. Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Facts

The petitioner’s daughter Hasina Begum aged 15 years was missing since 1992. In 1996 it was discovered that she was being lodged a woman’s home at Lilua, West Bengal, India. She was a victim of atrocities and violence perpetrated by woman trafficking. Her father approached the Government of Bangladesh for bringing her home, to no avail.


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 14/08/1997:
Details

The Court directed the Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs to initiate appropriate action at the state level for effecting repatriation of victim Hasina Begum and to inform the developments to the petitioners from time to time.

Justices

Mr. Justice Mozammel Hoque,  

Justice Md. Hassan Ameen



Reference

Area of law
Women’s Rights,  Children's Rights,  Accountability and Institutional Reform

Keywords
Trafficking

Relevant statute

Constitution Article, 102


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