Thane woman held for running prostitution ring

A 47-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly operating flesh trade racket from a flat in a residential complex in Naupada area of the city, police said today.

PTI| Updated: Jul 01, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

Thane: A 47-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly operating flesh trade racket from a flat in a residential complex in Naupada area of the city, police said today.

 Police rescued two women from the flat after raiding it last afternoon on a specific information, said senior police inspector S I Shaikh.

 Police seized cash worth Rs 83,500 from the flat and a mobile phone.

 The accused is identified as Aaarti alias Sonu Suhas Acharya.

 She was booked under various sections of IPC and the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act (PITA).