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Indian Traffickers Get Life in Prison for Chopping off Laborers' Hands

Eight human traffickers found guilty of torturing and chopping off the hands of two laborers have received life prison sentences and hefty fines, a prosecutor said on Sunday, hoping the severity of the punishment would deter others. Prosecutor Dhirendra Nath Patra said the court in Bhubaneswar heard how the traffickers chopped off the hands of Nilambar Dhangdamajhi and Dayalu Nial in Odisha state on Dec. 15, 2013. The two men were among of a group of 12 laborers who had taken...

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