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.