Thane: Two arrested for running sex racket in Kapurbawdi area; five women rescued

PTIUpdated: Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 12:32 PM IST
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Two persons, including a woman, were arrested from Thane city in Maharashtra for allegedly running a sex racket, an official said on Tuesday, adding five women were rescued.

Acting on a tip-off that a woman and her associate were providing services of women to customers, a team of police personnel raided a place in the Kapurbawdi area on Monday noon, the official said.

The rescued women were sent to a rehabilitation home.

A case was registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, the official added.

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