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Updated on: Friday, September 10, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

Thane: Guesthouse manager among 3 held for running flesh trade rackets

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Police have busted two flesh trade rackets and arrested three persons, including a guest house manager, in Thane district, officials said on Friday.

Four women trapped in flesh trade were rescued after separate raids on Wednesday, they said.

The anti-human trafficking cell (AHTC) of the Thane police carried out the raids - one in Thane city and the other in Sahad, the officials said.

Senior inspector (AHTC) Ashok Kadlag said the racket in Thane city was busted when the police sent a decoy customer.

Police laid a trap near a lodge and arrested a person aged 34, he said, adding more than Rs 1 lakh in cash was seized from him.

The same day, the police raided a guest house near Sahad railway station and arrested two persons allegedly involved in a separate sex trade racket, he said.

The guest house manager was among the arrested and Rs 17,420 was seized during the raid, the police officer said.

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Published on: Friday, September 10, 2021, 12:41 PM IST
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