Four women rescued from a brothel in Silchar

Shillong, Jan 25 (PTI) Four women from Meghalaya, including a minor, were rescued by city-based women NGO and police teams from a brothel in Silchar, police said Friday. Civil Society Women Organisation (CSWO) and the Meghalaya police led by Assistant Superintendent of Police (Crime) Vivek Syiem, in collaboration with Assam police raided a brothel at Radhamadhav Road in Silchar from where the four were rescued, they said. Two women traffickers - Suku Debnath and Gita Singh- were arrested in this case, police said. "We are taking the girls with us for necessary counselling and post trauma treatment," said Agnes, the head of the NGO. According to the NGO leader, a nine-year-old minor was also rescued from the brothel.