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Afghan official held in Goa prostitution case

Two Afghan nationals were arrested following a raid on a prostitution racket in the beach village of Calangute in Goa, an official said on Monday.

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Two Afghan nationals were arrested following a raid on a prostitution racket in the beach village of Calangute in Goa, an official said on Monday.
According to Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo in-charge of the Calangute police station, the accused were arrested in the raid conducted by officials of the Calangute police station, in which two women from Uzbekistan were rescued.
"The two accused from Afghanistan have been arrested under sections 370 (prostitution), 370(iii) of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 4, 5 and 7 of the Immoral Traffic Prevention Act, 1956," Inspector Raposo said, adding that police are on the look out for a pimp who had solicited the services of the two Uzbek women for the Afghan duo.
 

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 7:34 PM IST

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