SEX RACKET

  • I had no knowledge about it: Priyanka Chopra on the alleged sex racket that was being run from her property in Mumbai November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Commenting on recent reports about her flat being used to run a sex racket, actress Priyanka Chopra says she had no clue about what was happening in her property as she doesn't snoop around. "When we rent properties we don't go and check what is happening in the bedroom....
  • Vinod Kumar Binny booked for making false allegations against AAP leader September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi legislator Vinod Kumar Binny was on Saturday booked for allegedly levelling false charges at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Alka Lamba. In her complaint, Lamba has alleged that Binny, the Lakshmi Nagar MLA, had falsely alleged on social media that she was running a sex racket at...
  • Mumbai: Sex racket busted at flat owned by BJP MP Satyapal Singh June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A prostitution racket allegedly being run from a flat in Mumbai owned by former Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh, now a BJP Member of Parliament, has been busted and the apartment's caretaker arrested. Two young women were rescued from the flat in suburban Andheri, which was raided on Saturday, police...
  • Somnath Bharti uses Ugandan women's FIR to target critics February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti who has been under severe attack for his infamous raid at Khirki Extension must have breathed a sigh of relief on Monday after three Ugandan women registered a police complaint seeking protection from sex traffickers. Reacting for the first time to the latest developments,...
  • FIR filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has filed an FIR against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for violating Section 144 during his twodaylong protest outside Rail Bhawan. Kejriwal who spearheaded the dharna against Delhi Police has been charged for violating Section 144, violence and inciting mob. Earlier, an FIR was filed against Aam...
  • Delhi Commission for Women summons Somnath Bharti January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti is in for more trouble. The Ugandan woman, who was targeted in a midnight raid, has identified Bharti and his supporters as the men who manhandled her along with her friend. The Delhi commission for Women has also issued summons to the Delhi...
  • Sex, drug rackets operate with Delhi Police's knowledge: Kejriwal January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday defied the barricading and bans to continue his protest against the Delhi Police. Speaking outside Parliament, Kejriwal blamed the Delhi Police of having the knowledge of the prostitution and drug trafficking racket across Delhi. He accused the Delhi Police of having a...
  • Delhi Police, AAP government face off outside Home Ministry on Monday January 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The tussle between the Delhi Police and Aam Aadmi Party government has worsened with an FIR being filed against unknown people for the alleged assault on Ugandan women by AAP workers. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will lead a protest on Monday outside the Home Ministry seeking suspension of the...
  • Kejriwal warns Delhi Police chief, says act against lenient officers January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday come out strongly against the Delhi Police after some policemen refused to act against an alleged prostitution racket. He gave an ultimatum to the Delhi Police to act against SHOs who fail to take action in such cases. This came a day...
  • 2 Delhi Police men among 6 arrested for sex, extortion racket August 25, 2013

      New Delhi: Six persons, including two Delhi Police constables, have been arrested for allegedly extorting Rs 3 lakh from a man and running a sex and extortion racket in Rani Bagh locality. Constables Manoj Kumar, from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan, and Pawan Kumar, a resident of Mangolpuri and posted in Crime Branch,...
  • Karnataka: Sex racket busted in Bellary August 19, 2013

    Bangalore: A sex racket was busted in Karnataka's Bellary town with 35 people arrested and 44 women, including 23 minors, being rescued, a senior police official said Sunday. "We raided a dozen hideouts in the town on a tipoff and arrested the accused, including three men and 32 sex workers while...
  • Ghaziabad sex racket: Police rectify mistake, let off 104 accused August 11, 2013

    A day after more than 100 people were arrested for their alleged involvement in a sex racket, police on Sunday sought to rectify its mistake and said that only nine persons were involved in the offence. Police had booked 113 people, belonging to different parts of the country, under Prevention...
  • Sex racket busted in Bajaria, 109 arrested August 10, 2013

    As many as 109 people, including 56 women, were arrested on Saturday after police busted a sex racket being operated from a hotel in Bajaria area in Ghaziabad. Taking serious note of the incident, SSP Ghaziabad Dharmendra Singh suspended two policemen posted at the Bajaria police outpost for negligence in...
  • Sex racket busted in Delhi, one arrested June 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A sex racket was busted in Delhi after two Uzbek women who were held hostage for five months in a house and were repeatedly sexually abused by customers, escaped, police on Tuesday said. A woman pimp has been arrested. The two women from Uzbekistan managed to flee from the...
  • Delhi: Man arrested for raping his 8yearold daughter April 27, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident of rape in the national capital, a man has been arrested for repeatedly raping his eightyearold daughter, police said on Friday. According to police, the accused, 46, works as a welder and lived in West Delhi's Tilak Nagar area. He had been sexually...
  • Mysore: 10 human trafficking victims rescued from a hotel April 25, 2013

    Mysore: Ten girls from West Bengal and Bangladesh, including two minors, have been rescued from a sex racket in Mysore. The CID's antitrafficking squad raided a motel after getting a tip off by an NGO. The police said that the hotel seems to have been built specifically for such a...
  • Pune: Highprofile sex racket busted August 2, 2012

    Pune: Officials of the Social Security Cell on Tuesday night busted a highprofile sex racket and arrested a couple and two smalltime TV actresses who chose to be a part of the flesh trade to earn an extra buck. The arrested couple has been identified as husbandwife duo of Dinesh...
  • Sex racket: Girls taken to Gulf on forged passports July 29, 2012

    Kochi: The Crime Branch team investigating a sex racket in Kochi, whereby young girls were taken to the Gulf, received information on Saturday that about 12 girls were transported with the assistance of Kochi airport officials by forging the passports. The Crime Branch investigation was held on the basis of...
  • Courageous Class 12 girl helps bust sex racket March 23, 2012

    Darjeeling: The bravery of a class 12 school girl resulted in the busting of a sex racket and the arrest of four people, including a married couple, in Darjeeling. A Rs 5,000 award was announced for the student whose efforts also resulted in a woman being saved from trafficking. The accused...
  • Pune: Job agent held for running sex racket January 11, 2012

    Pune: The Social Security (SS) Cell has arrested a placement agent for running a sex racket. The investigation revealed that the agent was misusing photographs of goodlooking women job applicants by showing them to his patrons. Dayanand Hangave (36), a resident of Thergaon, was arrested on Monday evening by officials...
  • Marathi actress arrested for running sex racket November 30, 2011

    Pune: The social security cell (SSC) of Pune police have arrested 52yearMarathi actress of yesteryears for her involvement in a prostitution racket run at a row house in Orchid Palace society on NIBM road, Kondhwa. The actress was identified as Padmaja Vishwanath Bapat has been booked under several sections of...
  • 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...
  • Prostitution racket busted in Delhi, 6 arrested July 25, 2011

    New Delhi: A prostitution racket was busted on Monday by the Delhi Police Crime Branch and six Uzbekistan nationals have been arrested. They were operating from a flat in the posh Greater Kailash2 locality. The police are looking for the alleged agent who has been identified. This is the third such racket...
  • Delhi Police bust sex racket, arrest seven July 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police claim to have busted a high profile sex racket in New Delhi where women would operate out of flats in Chhattarpur, Malviya Nagar and Kalkaji areas of the city. Police have arrested seven persons including the alleged kingpin who has been identified as 27yearold Ariba from...
  • MNC employee arrested for running sex racket January 20, 2011

    Hyderabad: An employee with a multinational bank has been arrested in Hyderabad for allegedly running a sex racket. P Chandrashekhar, 33 years old and a software developer with HSBC in Hyderabad, was arrested along with his friend for being involvement in the sex racket. Hyderabad Police said the accused Chandrashekhar was...
  • Godman's empire spreads from India to Las Vegas March 6, 2010

    Murkier truths about Swami Bhimanand's deals are coming to light. The godman apparently has highend clients and contacts not just in India but also in Las Vegas in the US. The Delhi Police is now investigating this angle. More skeletons are tumbling out of godman Swami Bhimanad's cupboard. Ichchadhari Sant...
  • Former national athlete held in sex racket August 3, 2009

    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...
  • Sex racket busted in Capital, Uzbek woman held February 10, 2009

    New Delhi: A major prostitution racket has been busted in the capital involving foreign nationals. The police have arrested a woman from Uzbekistan who is allegedly responsible for running the lives of at least 50 young women. Police say Laila along with her elder sister Umeida and her husband Rajneesh...
  • Fake sting case: TV channel's editor gets bail May 29, 2008

    New Delhi: A city court on Thursday granted bail to the chief executive officer of Live India news channel for airing a fake sting operation that showed a government school teacher allegedly running a prostitution racket. Metropolitan Magistrate Naveen Arora granted bail to channel boss Sudhir Chaudhary after he appeared before...
  • Court to decide fate of Delhi teacher in fake sting case October 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Uma Khurana who faced humiliation for nearly two months following a fake sting was on let off by a court due to insufficient evidence. "Since there is not sufficient evidence to chargesheet her in this case, I discharge her from this case," Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate...