The Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths rescued 11 Ugandan women in the wee hours of Saturday after arresting two men who had allegedly pushed them into a prostitution racket in the city.

On a tip-off, the police went to a house in Bagalur where the activities were being carried out. The accused men have been identified as Brian Albert (23) and Kawuta Michael (23) from Kampala, Uganda.

The CCB police said 10 of the rescued women did not possess valid passports and they had been lured into the flesh trade by the accused men, who had brought them here with a promise of giving them good jobs.

Cases have been booked against the accused under the Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act, for buying or disposing of any person as a slave and India Passport Act and Karnataka Excise Act.

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