Thane: A woman from Ulhasnagar area here was allegedly sold by a woman under the pretext of providing her job, police said on Sunday.
The victim, 35, a resident of Ulhasnagar camp no. 3, was allegedly sold for Rs 80,000 by a woman, aunt of one of victim's friends, who took her to Rajasthan and Punjab, Ulhasnagar police station sub-inspector GJ Patil said.
According to the complaint filed by the victim with Kalyan Railway Police Force (RPF), she was taken by a woman, who she claimed to be her friend's aunt on January 19 from dadar railway station to various places in Rajasthan and Punjab and was sold for Rs 80,000 for doing domestic works.
But, later in February she managed to come back to Mumbai and filed a complaint with Kalyan RPF, which later forwarded the case to Thane Police Commissionerate that transferred it to Ulhasnagar police station yesterday, he said.
The exact place where she was sold was not specified in the woman's complaint.
No arrest has been made so far and police is also investigating if there was a flesh trade racket involved in it.