Mumbai Crime: Thai woman held for running sex racket at Virar spa

Updated: 21 January, 2018 13:17 IST | PTI | Palghar

A woman from Thailand has been arrested for allegedly running a sex racket, police said on Sunday

A woman from Thailand has been arrested for allegedly running a sex racket, police said on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, a team of officials raided a spa in Virar area of the district and arrested the 43-year-old Thai woman yesterday, Assistant Police Inspector S A Ingole said.

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Two women, one of them from Thailand, were rescued during the raid, he said. The accused woman was operating the flesh trade racket from the spa for the last one year, the police said. The police sent a decoy to the spa and trapped the accused, they added.

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The rescued women, aged 23 and 25, were sent to a shelter home in Boisar, the police said. The accused woman was booked under the Immoral Traffic Prevention Act. She was produced before a local magistrate who remanded her to police custody till January 23, they added.

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First Published: 21 January, 2018 13:10 IST

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