Mumbai Crime: Three arrested for sex racket in Thane

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 15:53 IST | PTI | Mumbai

Three persons, including two women, were arrested for allegedly indulging into flesh trade in Bhiwandi in the district, police said today. Sleuths of the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell (AHTC) of Thane police raided a residential premises at Hanuman Tekd

Three persons, including two women, were arrested for allegedly indulging into flesh trade in Bhiwandi in the district, police said today. Sleuths of the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell (AHTC) of Thane police raided a residential premises at Hanuman Tekdi in Bhiwandi yesterday and arrested three persons, said Senior Police Inspector Ravindra Doundkar of AHTC.

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Five women were also rescued from the residential premises, he said, adding one of the arrested is a widow, who hailed from West Bengal. A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act was registered, he said, adding a probe was on. One of the accused has been identified as Namdeo Jadhav (64) while the police have withheld names of the two women who were apprehended.

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