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Woman held for pushing minor daughter into flesh trade

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

The police have arrested a 30-year-old woman for allegedly pushing her teenaged daughter into flesh trade.

Based on a tip-off, the sleuths of the district rural police's anti-human trafficking cell raided a residential locality at Kashimira in Mira Road area here on Thursday and rescued the 14-year-old girl, a police official said today.


The police sent a decoy customer who contacted the girl's mother in Kashimira. A police team, which was already waiting at the spot, then nabbed the woman and rescued the girl, he said.

The woman was booked under section 366-A (procuration of minor girl) and relevant provisions of The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, he said.

The girl was sent to a rehabilitation home in Bhiwandi township of

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First Published: Sun, August 13 2017. 10:42 IST
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