Dehradun: Three persons, including two women, have been arrested in Roorkee for allegedly trying to force a girl into prostitution, police said on Saturday.
The girl, hailing from Darjeeling in West Bengal, had come to Delhi in search of work where she met the trio who convinced her to accompany them to Roorkee promising her a job in a beauty parlour, police said.
However, after bringing the girl to Roorkee they tried to force her into prostitution and even beat her when she resisted, police said.
The girl, however, managed to seek the help of Roorkee police who rescued her yesterday from a rented house in Sati colony where she was being held captive and arrested the three accused.

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