According to a global survey report, India has the largest population of modern slaves in the world, with more than 18 million people trapped as bonded labourers, forced beggars, sex workers and child soldiers (file pic)Delhi, which is India's biggest transit point for human trafficking, gets thousands of minors and economically deprived people from north-eastern states, Jharkhand, Bengal and Orissa.Most of those trapped are pushed into prostitution, while others are forced to work in factories, shops or as domestic help.Couples are also screened before they are allowed entry to these highly secret parties.To recruit new couples in the group, one of the club members first meets the couple at a coffee shop and has a casual chat with them.A 17-year-old girl from Nagaland was rescued from a neighbouring state's airport as she was about to board a flight to the Capital on a ticket sent to her by a Delhi-based man who befriended her on Facebook.Social media has turned into a happy hunting ground for sex traffickers as they can fly under the radar of authorities and prey on unsuspecting minors as well as job-seeking women under the garb of virtual anonymity (file pic)Police say he planned to dump her in flesh trade.
These days people hardly get time and attention of their family members as they all have to stay occupied with their respective professions.
According to the partygoers, any couple can form a swap club by sending emails to party regulars.
These emails are forwarded as chain mails and those interested get in touch with the concerned people.
Dozens of young people from Jharkhand and pockets of West Bengal were thrilled when they received lucrative job offers for a south Delhi hotel through Whats App.
However, a police investigation revealed that the mass message was sent by traffickers to snare unsuspecting victims and push them into prostitution and forced labour.