Sex Workers should not be arrested, treated as accused under Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956, Calcutta HC

Sex Workers should not be arrested, treated as accused under Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956, Calcutta HC

In a significant order, the Calcutta High Court has directed that sex workers exploited for commercial sex should not be arrayed as accused for offences under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 until and unless cogent materials come on record that she was also involved as a co-conspirator in the crime.

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