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Thane: Woman held for pushing minor daughter into flesh trade

PTI
Published : Aug 13, 2017, 12:09 pm IST
Updated : Aug 13, 2017, 12:10 pm IST

Based on a tip-off, the sleuths of the district rural police's anti-human trafficking cell raided a residential locality in Mira Road.

Representational Image. (Photo: File)
 Representational Image. (Photo: File)

Thane: The police have arrested a 30-year-old woman for allegedly pushing her teenage daughter into flesh trade.

Based on a tip-off, the sleuths of the district rural police's anti-human trafficking cell raided a residential locality at Kashimira in Mira Road area in Thane on Thursday and rescued the 14-year-old girl, a police official said on Sunday.

The police sent a decoy customer who contacted the girl's mother in Kashimira. A police team, which was already waiting at the spot, then nabbed the woman and rescued the girl, he said.

The woman was booked under IPC section 366-A (procuration of minor girl) and relevant provisions of The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, he said.

The girl was sent to a rehabilitation home in Bhiwandi township of Thane.

Tags: flesh trade, prostitution, indian penal code, crimes against women
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)