Police in Malappuram on Wednesday arrested a woman, her husband and ten others in connection with the sexual exploitation of the woman’s minor girl over a period of two years.
The racket was exposed following an anonymous call to Child Line that a sex racket has been operating at Kottakkal in Malappuram district where a minor girl was the victim. The counselors of the Child Line recorded the statement of the victim, who was later rescued and shifted a safe place. Subsequently, police registered a case against the victim’s parents and others.
The girl has told the police that her parents worked as pimps, who used to collect Rs 3,000 from the customers.
Police said they have so far identified 25 persons involved in the racket.
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