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By NewsGram Staff Writer

Police have arrested the parents of a 13-year-old girl for allegedly forcing their daughter into prostitution.

The incident came to light when an anonymous caller informed the Childline organization about a sex racket being carried out in Kottakkal in Malappuram district.

Reports indicate that her 55-year-old father would solicit customers. Mathrubhumi News has reported that the victim’s 37-year-old mother used to force her to go with different men once a month and charged Rs 3000/- from each client.

The girl has been rescued and taken to a shelter home. It is being suspected that the girl may have been sexually abused by up to 40 people.

Police have arrested around ten people including a broker.


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