A 24-year-old woman from West Bengal, who was allegedly being forced into prostitution and confined in one of the brothels for past one month here, has been rescued, police said on Sunday.
Namrata (name changed), a resident of village Nimpith of 24 South Pargana district, was rescued from Kotha No 55 at the notorious GB road on Saturday after police got information from Subir of NGO Shakti Vahini that a girl missing from West Bengal was confined in a brothel, a senior police officer said.
She was confined there for the past one month. During interrogation, she said, she was married and her husband was a labourer while she worked as domestic help. The woman had been medically examined and sent to short stay home.