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Three women rescued from flesh trade, two arrested by police

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

Police raided a hotel here and rescued three women who had allegedly been forced into the flesh trade.

of the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell said that a man and a woman from Mumbra, who had duped these women into the trade, were arrested.

He said, based on a tip-off, a decoy was sent to the hotel yesterday after which the women were rescued and the two arrested.

Police identified the two arrested persons as Mohammad (54) and Tabassum Altaf Khan alias Tabassum Muskin Shaikh (34) and added that a case had been registered under the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 18:25 IST