Brothels

  • Rescued from Agra brothel, 6 girls from West Bengal sent to Nari Niketan June 20, 2014

    Six girls from West Bengal were rescued from a brothel in Agra, the police said on Friday. Acting on a complaint filed by a Mumbai NGO, Rescue Foundation, Senior Superintendent of Police Shalabh Mathur raided the brothel late Thursday. Police said combined forces from at least two police stations raided the Kashmiri...
  • HC seeks police reply for not registering a gangrape case May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the city government and police for the probe agency's failure to register an FIR on the charge of gangrape after a teenage girl from West Bengal was rescued from a brothel earlier in May. A division bench of Chief...
  • Pune: Woman abducted, taken to brothel and beaten up January 12, 2013

    Pune: There seems to be no letup in cases of atrocities against women. A woman was allegedly abducted at Ahmednagar and kept confined at a brothel in Dhule for 48 hours. What's worse is that she also had to face brutality when she tried to lodge a complaint after escaping...
  • Bangalore: Rescued Bangladeshi girls tell brutal tales of rape October 20, 2012

    Bangalore: A chance raid by the police saved 15yearold Bangladeshi girls. They had been doped and transported from their homes to Bangalore in midAugust to be sold to brothels. One of the victims said, "They got me cake and a bottle of water and I was sleeping all the way...
  • Mumbai: The other 'Dhoble' you didn't know about August 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Almost everyone in the afterdark party circuit is familiar with Assistant Commissioner of Police Vasant Dhobles reputation and rigidness, but another name has been long ignored, though the individuals track record deserves accolades. Dhobles colleague, Feroz Patel, has been raiding brothels, rescuing children forced into work and reuniting street...
  • Real Hero Girish educates children of sex workers February 22, 2012

    Ahmednagar: Girish Kulkarni has changed the face of the brothels of Ahmednagar. Through his tireless efforts he has ensured that no minors girls are bought and sold in Ahmednagar. He has also set up schools for the children of sex workers. Richa's eyes don't betray the life she led earlier that...
  • Mumbai: 2monthold sold to brothel for Rs 12,000 January 16, 2012

    Mumbai: A twomonthold baby was stolen from Girgaum and later sold for Rs 12,000 to a brothel keeper in Kamathipura. Police managed to recover the baby and arrest the culprits on Sunday. Officials believe the gang used to steal infants regularly and traffic them in the redlight area. They are...
  • Former sex worker helps others lead normal life December 6, 2011

    Mumbai: Forced into prostitution at the age of 10, Ayesha is fighting back. Not just that she is also helping others like her find life away from the brothels of the city. Ayesha was rescued by a man from a dance bar who later became her husband. Today, she is reaching...
  • Mumbai: Police bust sex racket, rescue 119 women November 2, 2011

    Mumbai: In one of the biggest raids, police on Wednesday rescued as many as 119 women hailing from different parts of the country and arrested 30 persons, including pimps, from a building housing a number of brothels in South Mumbai. "We had information that illicit activities were going on in Krishna...
  • NRI convict ran brothel on days out of jail August 14, 2010

    London: An Indianorigin convict ran a thriving brothel that netted him thousands of pounds, as the prison staff failed to verify where he spent his time during the day when he was out of jail. Rashpal Singh, serving a sixyear term for aggravated burglary, had served less than two years when...
  • Judge pats brothel madam for her competence May 14, 2010

    London: A British judge has praised two women who ran a brothel, saying it was a "model" for how such a business should be run if it was ever legalised. Monika Campbell and Lisa Gaskin ran the brothel under the guise of a luxury massage parlour from March 2005 to September...
  • Former national athlete held in sex racket October 3, 2010

    Raipur: Police have busted a call girl racket operating in a school building in the city with the arrest of eight people, including a teenage bar dancer from Mumbai. Shockingly enough, one of the women arrested in the sex scandal claims ot be a former national athlete was among the four...
  • Olympic hopeful opens brothel to pay for training July 14, 2009

    Wellington: A cashstrapped Olympic hopeful in New Zealand says he has been forced to open a brothel to fund his bid for taekwondo glory in 2012, but officials say his entry into the sex trade could mean his exit from international sport. Logan Campbell, who represented his country in Beijing last...
  • Hero gives away award money to rescued sexworker March 13, 2009

    From a real hero to a greater hero. One of last week's recipients of the Reliance and CNNIBN Real Heroes '09 award, Anson Thomas has handed over his entire prize money of Rs 5 lakh to a former sex worker he'd rescued in 1991. The award was a recognition well deserved...
  • What do Aussies type to seek sex in cyberspace October 5, 2008

    Melbourne: Sex, brothel, adult services, porn, gay, stripper, swingers these are some of the words that Aussies usually type in Google for getting their dose of erotica, according to a new survey. The inaugural Pentagon Grand Australian Sex Survey was mainly aimed at measuring the number of times web users in...
  • Well, this is why men visit brothels September 4, 2008

    Melbourne: A prostitute at The Golden Apple brothel in Sydney's Kings Cross has taken the lid off on one of the biggest question that has intrigued many for decades ''Why men visit brothels?''. Kylie (name changed) says that men have many fetishes and fantasies, which they cannot ask from...
  • Oldest debate: to legalise prostitution or not? August 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Its a debate possibly as old as profession itself. There is now a renewed call to legalise prostitution. Also, the move to penalise clients visiting sex workers is inviting criticism. The Director General of National AIDS Control Organisation has said this will only push the trade underground. So...
  • Dungeon dad terrorised hookers during sex in brothels May 7, 2008

    London: If raping his daughter wasnt enough, sex beast Josef Fritzl paid hookers to have sex in a brothels dungeon, it has emerged. A 36yearold prostitute has revealed how he tied her up on a makeshift cross in an underground room just like the lair where he imprisoned his secret family. She...
  • 60 and above? Get 50 pc off in brothel June 16, 2007

    Berlin: A brothel in Germany hopes to capitalise on the growing number of pensioners by offering them a 50 per cent discount for sex in the afternoon. The "Pascha" in the western city of Cologne has introduced reduced rates for sex sessions for clients aged 66 and above provided they...
  • Japan not ashamed of military brothels March 5, 2007

    Tokyo, Japan: Japan will not apologize again for its World War II military brothels, even if the US Congress passes a resolution demanding it, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told parliament Monday. Abe, elaborating on his denial last week that women were forced to serve as frontline prostitutes, said none of the...
  • Sex worker stabs client in condom fight December 9, 2006

    Phnom Penh (Cambodia): A Cambodian man has been stabbed by a sex worker in a brawl, after he refused her request to wear a condom, police said on Friday. Suon Da, 25, was knifed twice in the abdominal area by Sa Rida, a 24yearold sex worker, during the fight at...
  • 70yrold granny is brothel bouncer November 6, 2006

    London: It might sound bizarre, but a 70yearold grandmother has been hired as a bouncer at a brothel in Berlin. According to the owner, the granny Waltraud Hotzl, also called Mumsy was the perfect choice for the post, for she had no problem turning away drunks and undesirables, who never argue...