Led by the Chief Minister, the Karnataka Government honoured Justice and Care with the Ballari police and the special public prosecutor on International Women’s Day for the role we played in securing a conviction against 39 people who were trafficking women and children for sex in Ballari. Here’s what some of our stakeholders had to say about the experience:
S Rudramani who was Deputy Superintendent of Police (Dy.SP) for Ballari at the time of the rescue (currently posted as DCP Crime, Mysore) said “Cooperation and team work at every step contributed to the success of this case in the court of law. Each stakeholder worked hard to ensure the perpetrators are punished for their crime. I appreciate the work of Non-Governmental Organisation Justice and Care and the prosecutor involved in working on the case. Protecting our women from being trafficked is a priority for us in the Police force.”
“This landmark verdict represents a huge step forward in the fight against human trafficking in India. I thank the Government of Karnataka and the Department of Women and Child Development for this honour and congratulate every stakeholder involved in ensuring the survivors get justice. I dedicate the appreciation we have received to every woman and child rescued in 2013 by our brave police in Ballari”, said Rathod Ramsingh, Special Public Prosecutor (PP).