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Sex racket busted in Thane; three held

Updated on: 26 May,2022 08:31 PM IST  |  Thane
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Based on a tip-off, a team from the anti-human trafficking cell (AHTC) raided a lodge in Varsave of Kashimira on Wednesday, the official said

Sex racket busted in Thane; three held

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The police busted a sex racket operating at a lodge and arrested three persons in Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Thursday.


Based on a tip-off, a team from the anti-human trafficking cell (AHTC) raided a lodge in Varsave of Kashimira on Wednesday, the official said.

The police arrested lodge manager Ramesh Vadu (45), Pintu Thakur (38), a waiter at the establishment and watchman Puran Singh (43), he said.


A case under sections under relevant sections of the IPC and Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Act (PITA) has been registered in this regard, the official said.

A woman rescued from the premises has been sent to a rehabilitation home, he added.

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