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Police have arrested two persons for allegedly running a flesh trade racket in Maharashtra*s Thane district, an official said on Tuesday.
Acting on a tip-off, sleuths of the Mira Bhayander-Vasai Virar police*s anti-human trafficking cell laid a trap near a hotel in Mira Road area on Saturday, senior police inspector Samir Ahirrao said.
They caught an auto-rickshaw driver and a woman for allegedly running the prostitution racket, he said.
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Another woman, who was being forced into it flesh trade, was rescued, the official said.
A case was registered against the two accused under relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code and The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, he said.
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