Crime Branch police have
rescued a 25-year-old woman, a Bangladeshi national and arrested the accused
Anik Roy in connection with alleged flesh trade activities.
According to information
the raid was conducted by the crime team headed by PI Rahul Parab near a hotel
in Nagoa, Bardez on late Wednesday night. Victim has been lodged in the
protective home at Merces, informed police.
The victim was rescued
while she was waiting to be picked up by customers sent by the accused person.
The raid was conducted based on specific information police said adding that
the accused allegedly forced the victim woman into prostitution activities.
Police said that the
victim woman is an illegal immigrant. She had entered illegally in India some
three years back and was residing in Kolkata and Mumbai. Around three months
back she was brought to Goa, allegedly by the accused person and kept in a
rented room at Nagoa Bardez.
Police said that accused
Roy (24) is residing in a rented room at Khorlim Mapusa along with his wife
since the last 3 years. He is originally from West Bengal informed police
adding that earlier he was working as a tourist guide and recently started a
mobile shop near Parra junction. Police inspector Narayan Chimulkar is
investigating the case.
Source:: The Navhind Times