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Sex racket busted, smalltime actor held, 3 women rescued

Acting on a tip-off that the racket involved struggling actors and belly dancers, Unit XII of the Crime Branch sent a decoy customer and set a deal for three women for a consideration of Rs 10.50 lakh, he said. Later, a team led by Senior Inspector Mahesh Tawade raided a five star hotel in Goregaon on Friday afternoon and made the arrest.

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 24-10-2020 18:03 IST | Created: 24-10-2020 18:03 IST
Sex racket busted, smalltime actor held, 3 women rescued

The Mumbai Crime Branch busted a prostitution racket and arrested a smalltime film actor and rescued three women who have played roles in television serials, an official said on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off that the racket involved struggling actors and belly dancers, Unit XII of the Crime Branch sent a decoy customer and set a deal for three women for a consideration of Rs 10.50 lakh, he said.

Later, a team led by Senior Inspector Mahesh Tawade raided a five star hotel in Goregaon on Friday afternoon and made the arrest. A case has been registered under IPC and Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act and Vanrai police station is conducting further probe, he added.


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