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87 women rescued in anti-trafficking ops in Angeles City

Feb 15, 2021 @ 12:59
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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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