TV actor, two others rescued after Goa cops bust prostitution racket; one arrested

The Goa Crime Branch has also arrested a Hyderabad-based man.

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Panaji: The Crime Branch of the Goa Police on Friday said it has rescued three persons, including a TV actress, after busting a prostitution racket at Sangolda village near Panaji. According to the police, two of the rescued women, including the TV actress, are from Virar near Mumbai, while the third one is from Hyderabad. The Crime Branch has also arrested a Hyderabad-based man.

“We had received an information that the one Hafiz Sayed Bilal was involved in prostitution activities and accordingly, a trap was laid,” the police said.

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The Crime Branch laid a trap during which the accused, who hails from Hyderabad, finalised a deal on a payment of Rs 50,000 near a hotel at Sangolda village, the police said.

Accused Hafiz Sayed Bilal (26) was arrested when he arrived on March 17 along with the three women, aged between 30 and 37 years, who were rescued, the police statement said.

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