Flesh trade racket busted in Goa; TV actress among 3 women rescuedtext_fields
Panaji: The Goa Crime Branch on Friday busted a prostitution racket at Sangolda village near Panaji and arrested a Hyderabad-based man while rescuing three women, including a television actress.
As per a press release issued by the Crime Branch, two of the rescued women, including the TV actress, are from Virar near Mumbai, while the third one hails from Hyderabad.
The Crime branch said a trap was laid to bust the racket after information was received that a person named Hafiz Syed Bilal was involved in prostitution activities.
After verifying the information, the Crime Branch laid a trap during which the accused, who hails from Hyderabad, finalized a deal on payment of Rs 50,000 near a hotel at Sangolda village, the release said.
The Crime Branch said the 26-year-old accused was arrested when he arrived on March 17 along with the three women, aged between 30 to 37 years, who were rescued.