Mumbai crime: Flesh trade racket busted at Marine Lines flat

Updated: Dec 04, 2019, 16:20 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

The police acted following a tip-off after which they sent a decoy to the 'caretaker' of the flat

This picture has been used for representational purposes.
This picture has been used for representational purposes.

The Mumbai crime branch conducted a raid in a flat in Marine Lines after they received a tipoff of it being used as a brothel.

A report in The Times of India said that the owner of the flat stays in Malaysia and it was being leased to a hospitality chain that was under the care of Haneef Sarakali Uddin.

The police acted following a tip-off after which they sent a decoy to approached Uddin, an Assam native. After befriending him, Uddin confirmed that a brothel is being run in the flat. Then a team of the police officials from the Social Security Branch (SSB) raided the flat. They arrested Uddin and rescued two girls who were forced into prostitution

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