DUBAI--Dubai Police have launched a smart app, the first of its kind in the region, to combat human trafficking through helping victims and monitoring these crimes.

Brig. Dr. Mohammed Al Murr, Director-General of the General Directorate of Human Rights at Dubai Police, said that the service will help human trafficking victims to report, using the smart app, so that police officials could reach out and provide them with assistance, including legal support.

He added that the UAE has adopted a number of programmes, launched campaigns and initiatives, as well as enacted stringent laws to eradicate all forms and manifestations of these inhuman crimes.

Source: Emirates News Agency