Thane, Aug 30 : Police have arrested two women and rescued a 22-year-old, after busting an alleged flesh trade racket.
Acting on a tip-off, police on Wednesday raided a residential locality at Kalwa and rescued the Surat woman, who was pushed into the trade. The arrested were booked under sections 370(2) rw 34 of the IPC and also sections 3,4 and 5 of the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking (PITA) Act, police said.
The accused were identified as Meena Manisha Dileep Waikar (50) who pushed the women into the trade and Anita Mukesh Mohovia (35) owner of the flat from where they used to operate.
A case was registered and further investigation was on, they added. (UNI)