Six girls rescued from human traffickers by Mumbai police
Mumbai : Six girls, including four minors, were rescued from alleged human traffickers by Social Service branch of Mumbai police in raids carried out in different areas of the city, police said today.
“In the raid in suburban Sakinaka, three girls, including two minors, were rescued from a hotel last night. Cash of Rs 5,500 and a mobile phone were recovered,” police said.
“In the raid in Sion area of South Mumbai, two minors were among three girls who were rescued,” they said.
Cases have been registered by Sakinaka police station and Antop Hill police station against two persons, they said.
The accused were booked under sections 366 (A) (procuration of minor girl), 370(A) (exploitation of a trafficked person) of the IPC and relevant sections of Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act, they said.