Six rescued from sex racketeers in Bengal, 12 held

Kolkata :  The West Bengal CID has rescued four women and two minor girls from a sex racket in the city and arrested 12 racketeers, a CID official said on Thursday.

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He said the victims were brought to a hotel in north Kolkata’s Dumdum area for commercial sex.

“A Crime Investigation Department team raided hotel Silver Door in Sukanta Pally on Wednesday evening and rescued the four,” Deputy Inspector General (CID) Nishad Parvez said.

“Twelve persons, including three women, were arrested. They are residents of different districts in Bengal, including North 24 Parganas and East Midnapore,” he said.

Cash totalling Rs 2.28 lakh and a car used to ferry the women to the hotel were also seized.

IANS

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