FLESH TRADE

  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman held for pushing young girl into flesh trade October 11, 2014

    Indore: A woman, who was allegedly involved in human trafficking and pushing girls into flesh trade, has been arrested here, police said on Saturday. The woman, identified as Rani Sharma, was arrested last night from Khajrana area, Women Police Station In-charge, Jyoti Sharma said. According to police, the accused was...
  • Chennai: Man held for forcing women into flesh trade September 14, 2014

    Chennai: A 38yearold man was on Sunday arrested for allegedly forcing women into prostitution after promising them jobs in his massage parlour. Police said that Anand, owner of a massage parlour, was arrested and four women, hailing from Manipur and Sikkim, were rescued. He promised them jobs...
  • 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...
  • 45 women and 5 men arrested in connection with alleged flesh trade, 8 minors rescued April 4, 2014

    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, Superintendent...
  • Thane: Woman beaten up with iron rods for not becoming a prostitute March 23, 2014

    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 October 30, 2013

    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 alleged...
  • Two minor girls rescued from Banchda tribals in separate incidents July 28, 2013

    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 sixyearold girl was rescued from one Prema Bai in Mausa village in Neemuch district on July 15. The accused told police that she had purchased the...
  • Three arrested for forcing teenage girl into flesh trade July 28, 2013

    Three persons, including two women, were on Saturday arrested in Bikaner for allegedly forcing a teenage girl hailing from Uttar Pradesh into prostitution. The 16yearold, 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 city,...
  • Woman trying to sell off minor sister for prostitution arrested March 27, 2013

    Mumbai: A 24yearold woman, along with her husband, was arrested from suburban Andheri for allegedly trying to sell her minor sister for prostitution, police said on Wednesday. The accused, identified as Samina Darzi, and her husband Mohammed, walked into the trap set up by the members of a local NGO...
  • Seven arrested for forcing women into flesh trade March 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Seven people, including five women, have been arrested for allegedly luring "gullible" women in Karnataka into prostitution by promising them jobs in the national capital. Police said on Sunday that the gang operating from Delhi and Bangalore was smashed after a victim, who was allegedly raped in Delhi...
  • Jalandhar: Flesh trade racket busted, 6 arrested January 14, 2013

    Jalandhar: Police on Monday claimed to have busted a flesh trade racket with the arrest of six persons, including three Army personnel, from urban state area here. On a tipoff, a special police party raided a MIG flat in urban state area and arrested six persons including three army personnel...
  • Goa: Rape, acid attack victims to get Rs 10 lakh November 29, 2012

    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...
  • Paravoor sex scandal: Life term for father July 27, 2012

    Kochi: The Ernakulam Additional Sessions Court on Thursday awarded rigorous life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 50,000 to Sudheer, the father of the victim and prime accused in the Paravoor sex scandal case. He has been charged for offences under Section 376(rape) of the IPC. Let there be no...
  • Mumbai: Birthday party a cover for flesh trade June 6, 2012

    Mumbai: It turned out to be a birthday party that was strictly adultrated. The Social Service branch (SS) of Mumbai police uncovered an elaborate prostitution racket being run under the garb of birthday parties, and arrested four people and rescued 11 girls from a restaurant in Oshiwara during a raid...
  • Mumbai cops rescue actress from flesh trade May 21, 2012

    Mumbai: The Social Service Branch (SSB) of Mumbai police has busted a highprofile prostitution racket in Andheri and rescued an aspiring actress and two models from the spot. The officials have also arrested a woman and her son who were allegedly operating the racket. After a tipoff, the SSB and a...
  • Aravani flesh trade on new high in Chennai December 5, 2011

    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 January 17, 2010

    They are beautiful and confident women who can speak fluent English, melt easily into discotheques or lounge bars. They can mix business and pleasure like a white collared professional. They are called escorts or companions but their job is to sell their bodies for sex. They are nameless, faceless and...
  • Banned but business as usual at dance bars December 5, 2007

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government banned dance bars two years ago, and claims the flesh trade flourishing at these joints has been finished off. Wrong. Dance bars in Mumbai continue to double up as pickup joints and the flesh trade flourishes right under police protection, a CNNIBN investigation has found. Undercover CNNIBN...