Mumbai: 17 women inmates run away from rescue home

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 00:20

Mumbai: 17 women inmates escaped today from a state government-run rescue home near here on Monday, police said.

The women escaped this morning by scaling the wall of Navjivan Women`s Rescue Home in suburban Mankhurd, said a police officer.

According to police, the women had been either rescued by police during the raids conducted at ladies` bars or from prostitution dens in the city.

A complaint was registered at Govandi police station, police said adding efforts were on to trace the women.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 00:19

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