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Prostitution a real mece in Goa'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Jun 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Paji, June 14: Goa assembly Deputy Speaker Vishnu Wagh on Tuesday said prostitution has become a real mece in the coastal state and that there was a nexus between a section of police and pimps. “It (prostitution) has turned into a real mece, which is bringing ignominy and shame to our state. According to the feedback I receive, some police officers also are helping the pimps in this trade,” Wagh, a BJP lawmaker, said in a Facebook post. “The government has to tackle this matter seriously,” the legislator from St. Andre assembly constituency said. According to a recent survey by an anti-trafficking NGO, nearly half of the 316 women rescued from the flesh trade in Goa between 2010-14 were freed from the popular beach stretch of Candolim-Baga in north Goa, which hosts a bulk of the four million tourists visiting Goa every year. (IANS)

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