DAMAK, March 31: Police have arrested two women from Damak Municipality for forcing women into prostitution by confining them in a house.
The arrestees are Urmila Nembang, 38, of Pathari Shanishchare Municipality-3 of Morang and Nandita Limbu, 38, of Chulachuli Rural Municipality-4 in Ilam.
Police arrested them while acting on a special tip-off that the two women were running a brothel in a rented house at Damak Municipality-6.
Similarly, police also rescued eight women aged between 17 to 30 years from the house. All the rescued women were handed over to their families.
The women were arrested on March 28 and a case of human trafficking was fioled against them. Further investigation into the case is underway, said Rakesh Thapa, spokesperson for the District Police Office, Jhapa.