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Goa: Police rescue two women from prostitution, one arrested


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Two girls were rescued from prostitution in the wee hours of Saturday morning after Goa police conducted a raid near Calangute market area. One person was arrested in this connection.
A 21-year-old woman from Delhi and another native of Pune were rescued by the police and are currently lodged in a protection home in Mapusa.
The Goa police swung to action after receiving critical intelligence.
"Preliminary enquiry revealed that the two ladies were procured by Shabbir Ahmed, aged 31 years, a resident of Ektanagar Housing Colony, Mapusa and Anurag alias Rehan," the police said.
"Shabbir Ahmed was apprehended at the spot where he had come to drop the ladies in a car to prospective customers," police added.
The accused, Shabbir Ahmed was produced before the court and was remanded to 5-day police custody.
Police are currently tracing the second accused, identified as Anurag alias Rehan.
Further investigation is in progress.

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First Published: Aug 31 2019 | 9:12 PM IST

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