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Two pimps arrested as Mumbai police bust prostitution racket; Bangladeshi women forced into the flesh trade

Mumbai Police busted a prostitution racket and found 7 women while three persons were arrested on July 26, Wednesday.

According to police officers, the rescued victims included a Bangladeshi woman who was allegedly sold for Rs 1.5 lakh, locked in a room in a building, and forced into the flesh trade.

Mumbai Police’s crime branch on Tuesday raided two buildings situated on V P Road in Grant Road area.

The victims told police they were forced into prostitution by pimps and others who took away the money paid by customers.

The arrested trio includes a manager and two pimps, the official added.

A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act. Further investigation is underway.

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