Crime Branch police have rescued a 25-year-old woman, a Bangladeshi national and arrested the accused Anik Roy in connection with alleged flesh trade activities.
According to information the raid was conducted by the crime team headed by PI Rahul Parab near a hotel in Nagoa, Bardez on late Wednesday night. Victim has been lodged in the protective home at Merces, informed police.
The victim was rescued while she was waiting to be picked up by customers sent by the accused person. The raid was conducted based on specific information police said adding that the accused allegedly forced the victim woman into prostitution activities.
Police said that the victim woman is an illegal immigrant. She had entered illegally in India some three years back and was residing in Kolkata and Mumbai. Around three months back she was brought to Goa, allegedly by the accused person and kept in a rented room at Nagoa Bardez.
Police said that accused Roy (24) is residing in a rented room at Khorlim Mapusa along with his wife since the last 3 years. He is originally from West Bengal informed police adding that earlier he was working as a tourist guide and recently started a mobile shop near Parra junction. Police inspector Narayan Chimulkar is investigating the case.