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Mumbai: Police bust escort service racket, arrest hotel cashier

August 20, 2019 2:43 am

When the escorts arrived, a crime branch team, detained Manoj Pujari, who was later arrested. Pujari has identified the main accused as Sunil Yadav, who is on the run. Two women were also rescued.

Ludhiana: Foster father held for ‘raping’ 11-year-old, mother for ‘pushing’ her into prostitution

August 04, 2018 12:05 am

The incident came to light last week after the girl, a student of Class 6 at local government senior secondary school, shared her ordeal with a friend who suggested her to talk to the principal.

Suddenly rich, out-of-work actors raised suspicion about sex racket, say Telugu film insiders

June 20, 2018 12:26 pm

Names of two actresses were reportedly doing the rounds in the industry — they had acted in four Telugu films and two each in Kannada about three years ago, but fell on hard times after that and were not getting roles in recent years.

Flesh trade racket busted: Woman held, two girls rescued

February 10, 2018 4:01 am

According to the police, the woman, who allegedly used to supply girls, had brought her own sister and a minor cousin for a decoy customer.

Bar waitress held for forcing 13 year old daughter into flesh trade

December 17, 2017 10:09 pm

The woman, who migrated from Bihar, was living in Bhiwandi since the past four months. She needed money to complete education of her another daughter and hence forced the victim into flesh trade, an officer said.

Sex racket busted, 18 people arrested in Kota

July 22, 2017 4:18 pm

Five women, four from Thailand and one from Nagaland, were nabbed from the spa at Central Square Mall along with four customers.

Pune: Police rescue two girls forced into prostitution

May 23, 2016 12:56 am

The arrest took place on Saturday evening.

Exploitation, by law

December 02, 2014 2:46 am

Legalising prostitution will be a blow to the struggle led by women’s organisations, NGOs.

Actress held for ‘prostitution’ wanted to maintain her lifestyle

September 05, 2014 1:20 am

This is the second time she has been arrested for being involved in a sex racket.

Franck Ribery, Karim Benzema on trial over paying underage for sex

January 21, 2014 2:59 pm

Benzema and Ribery's lawyers said they were confident the players would be cleared of all charges.