Cops put an end to a prostitution racket in Thane, 2 teenage girls rescued; 2 pimps apprehended

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Mumbai: Police recently rescued two teenage girls who were allegedly forced into prostitution. The girls were rescued on June 10 from the Kashimira area of ​​Mira Road in Thane district, Maharashtra. Meanwhile, two women have been arrested in this regard, police officials said.

Notably, one of the women arrested is an aunt of the girls and they know each other well. The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit at Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Virar Police Station took action against the crime, India today reported.

Acting on a tip that some people were pushing underage girls into the sex trade, police set a trap on June 8 at a roadside restaurant in Kashimira. After sending a fake client, the police team arrested the two women. The police said they were making a deal for Rs 2 lakh. Police have now launched a search for a man (associated pimp), who was also part of the group.

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Recently, in March 2022, police arrested a 30-year-old woman for allegedly operating a flesh trading racket in the city and rescued two women in Vartak Nagar.

The Thane Police Human Trafficking Team had rescued two women who had been forced into prostitution by the accused. After receiving information about the crime, the police team arrested the racket kingpin at a city mall. The police then registered a complaint against the accused and launched an investigation to catch her associates on the run.

Meanwhile, in another case, Maharashtra Counter Terrorist Squad (ATS) had dismantled a human trafficking ring that allegedly helped Bangladeshi immigrants enter India illegally.
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