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Seven girls rescued in Sikkim

Posted by Ramesh Khati on September 16, 2009

Gangtok, Sept 15 (PTI) Seven girls were rescued from Tadong and Syari areas of Sikkim with the police busting a flesh trade racket in Sikkim.

Acting on a tip off that some girls were being held at various places for despatch to Mumbai and Goa for the flesh trade, a police team rescued seven of them, Superintendent of Police (SP), East, M S Tuli said.

The girls, whose identities were not divulged, were lured with promises of being paid Rs 50,000 to Rs 60,000 per month to perform before the guests at hotels in Mumbai and Goa, he said.

A man identified as Vidur Rai, who was holding the girls, was arrested.

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