87 women rescued in anti-trafficking ops in Angeles City
Some 87 women who were allegedly trafficked in the illegal sex trade were rescued by police and social welfare authorities in two operations launched in Angeles City, according to police.
A group of 52 women were rescued from a KTV bar allegedly involved in prostitution activities inside Clark Freeport Zone were rescued on Friday, Police Regional Office-Central Luzon Director Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon said in a report.
Another 35 victims who were allegedly caught performing in nude shows inside a bar on Fields Avenue in Barangay Balibago in Angeles City were rescued the next day, the report said.
Police arrested 10 persons, including a bar manager and suspected pimp, it added.
They will be charged with violating the anti-trafficking in persons law, police said.
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