Flesh Trade

  • 45 women and 5 men arrested in connection with alleged flesh trade, 8 minors rescued 04-04-2014 08:21 AM

    In large-scale raids conducted in a red-light area of Purnea district, eight minor girls were rescued while 45 women and five men arrested on the charge of being associated with flesh trade, police said on Thursday. Raids were conducted in a series of houses in areas near Katihar since Wednesday,...
  • Thane: Woman beaten up with iron rods for not becoming a prostitute 23-03-2014 08:02 AM

    Thane: In a heinous incident, a 23-year-old girl was allegedly beaten up with iron rods by three men in Thane after she refused to enter into prostitution. The incident took place in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district. Police say that the assailants also chopped off a body part of the...
  • Shocker: Nurses being forced into flesh trade by medical college 30-10-2013 02:01 PM

    In a shocking case, 14 trainee nurses at a private medical college in Ujjain have charged management officials with trying to force them into flesh trade, police said today. The matter was reported to police two days back by the nurses, undergoing internship at the RD Gardi Medical College, who...
  • Two minor girls rescued from Banchda tribals in separate incidents 28-07-2013 02:33 PM

    Two minor girls were rescued from as many women belonging to Banchda tribe engaged in flesh trade in separate incidents, police said on Sunday. A six-year-old girl was rescued from one Prema Bai in Mausa village in Neemuch district on July 15. The accused told police that she had purchased...
  • Three arrested for forcing teenage girl into flesh trade 28-07-2013 12:57 AM

    Three persons, including two women, were on Saturday arrested in Bikaner for allegedly forcing a teenage girl hailing from Uttar Pradesh into prostitution. The 16-year-old, who hails from Varanasi, had come alone to Jaipur for treatment a couple of weeks back, said SHO Prashant Kaushik. During her stay in the...
  • Goa: Rape, acid attack victims to get Rs 10 lakh 29-11-2012 10:12 AM

    Panaji: Victims of rape, targeted acid attacks and human trafficking in Goa will be eligible for up to Rs 10 lakh as compensation, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday. "The maximum compensation we have earmarked is Rs 10 lakh per person. The scheme also complies with the Supreme Court...
  • Aravani flesh trade on new high in Chennai 05-12-2011 08:42 AM

    CHENNAI: On a long drive along the city roads at night, you cant miss spotting transgender streetwalkers in dazzling attire, waiting for customers at vantage points - from the CMDA truck terminal at Madhavaram to the gates of ritzy hotels in Nungambakkam to the deserted Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)...
  • 30 Minutes: it is flesh trade but it's no scandal 17-01-2010 04:51 PM

    They were called sex workers once, now they are called escorts. ...
  • Banned but business as usual at dance bars 05-12-2007 10:19 PM

    Brisbane: Australia claimed the one-day international series against England with a 51-run win in the fifth match at the Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday. After winning the toss and batting Australia made 249, with second-gamer Chris Woakes picking up a record-equalling six wickets. It seemed insufficient, but the tourists slumped...