29 sex workers rescued, 30 arrested in Kolkata


Kolkata: As many as thirty persons were arrested after 29 sex workers were rescued by the Kolkata Police during simultaneous raids at two beauty parlours and two other premises in the city, said police on Monday.

The arrested persons include brothel managers, pimps and customers.

The raids were carried out in the southern and central part of Kolkata by the anti-human trafficking unit of the city police on Saturday night.

Police said raids were conducted at a flat on Prince Anwar Shah Road under Jadavpur police station, Sweet & Shower Family Saloon and Spa on Bhagwan Mahavir Sarani under Bhawanipore police station.

Besides, raids were conducted on the first floor of a Rashbehari Avenue premises under Gariahat police station and the Guys and Dolls Beauty Parlour in central Kolkata’s Mirza Galib Street under New Market police station.