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Two arrested for trafficking of girls by Anjuna Police



Panaji: Anjuna police have arrested two persons 1. Mohsin Shaikh N/o Gujarat and 2. Shilpi Mishra N/o Mumbai for involved in trafficking of women for the prostitution purpose.

As per SDPO Mapusa Jivba Dalvi information was received about prostitution activities at Anjuna. Accordingly a team was formed under PI Anjuna Prashal Dessai which conducted a raid at Mainath Bhati, Arpora, Bardez Goa on 19/10/2022 during which 03 victim girls were rescued by the police. Initially accused person Mr. Mohsin Shaikh had come to deliver one victim girl during which the police surrounded the accused and rescued the victim girl. During the inquiry the said victim girl disclosed the whereabouts of the other 02 victim girls staying in an resort in Arpora. Accordingly the police team visited the resort and rescued the other 02 victim from the hotel room.

The rescued victim girls have been lodged in Protective cAre home at Merces – Goa for safe custody.

An offence under sections 370, 370(3) R/w 34 IPC and sections 4 & 5 of Immoral Trafficking Act has been registered.

Further investigation is in progress with Pi Prashal Dessai under supervision of SP north Shobit Saxena IPS and SDPO Mapuca jivba Dalvi .