Palghar, July 26: Four women were rescued after a sex racket was busted in Vasai in Palghar district, police said on Monday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone II) Sanjaykumar Patil said two people, including a transgender, had been arrested for forcing these four into the flesh trade after they lost their jobs during the coronavirus-induced lockdown. Sex Racket Busted in Andhra Pradesh, 2 Women Arrested for Trafficking Young Women and Forcing Them Into Prostitution.

The raid on a chawl in Khan compound of Pelhar on July 23 had also led to the seizure of Rs 2.53 lakh, a Valiv police station official said.

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