Sex racket busted in Gurugram, 24 arrested including 6 women


NATIONAL | May 27, 2019:

A sex racket being run from a rented house in Sushant Lok 3 was busted early on Sunday and 24 people, including six women, were arrested.

According to the police, the watchman of the property along with the man who supplied girls to the customers were arrested from the house.

An officer said that the police had received information that one Rajiv Yadav from Mahendergarh, had rented a two-storey house in Sushant Lok-3, for Rs 60,000 per month, from where a sex racket was being operated. A Delhi resident, Gurmit Singh, supplied women for the racket while one Harish lured customers. Watchman Bhojraj Nepali was also part of this racket

After receiving the information, a raid was conducted at the house by a team headed by inspector Rajbala of durga shakti rapid action force at 5.40am on Sunday morning.

"Bhojraj Nepali was taken into custody when we entered the property. As we walked inside, we found 11 men waiting at the lobby. We started checking the rooms and found many couples in objectionable position. We took all of them in custody. Taking advantage of the darkness, Rajiv Yadav and Harish managed to flee. More than 13 packets of condom were recovered from the house," Rajbala said.

Police have identified the arrested men as Bhograj Nepali, Virendra, Dinesh Kumar, Vipin Agrawal, Vikas Arora, Anil Kumar, Raj Khamboj, Rajesh, Sanjeev, Siddharth, Anshu Pandit, Abhijeet, Anubhav Verma, Ashish Dhawan, Gautam, Sudarshan Hooda, Vikram Khasan and Gurmeet Singh.

An officer said that the accused are mostly residents of Delhi, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad. The six women arrested are aged between 20 and 35 years and are residents of Delhi. They have revealed that Gurmeet had taken them to the house for prostitution.

Based on the complaint, an FIR has been registered against all accused under sections 3 (keeping a brothel or allowing premises to be used as a brothel), 4 (living on the earnings of prostitution), 5 (procuring, inducing or taking a person for the sake of prostitution), 7 (prostitution in or in the vicinity of public places) of the Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act at Sector 56 police station.

Inspector Pradeep Dangi, SHO of Sector 56 police station said that the main accused managed to escape and a raid has been conducted to nab him.

He said that the house owner also will be called for interrogation. The arrested were produced before the city court on Sunday and have been sent to judicial custody.

Source: TOI