Sunday, April 11, 2021
400 GTB

NNP Ind

03 04 2021 NNP Weaker Sections

navan naroa 30

5.63 lakh karza maaf

1.40 cr Smart Ration Card

2 cr Sehat Bima Yojana

66 lakh saplings

state mega job fair

Edu 20 March

Markfed Sohna New

Verka Ice Cream

Innocent Hearts INNOKIDS Banner

Punjab Police bust inter-state Sex-Racket, 10 girls among 14 arrested along with lady kingpin

- Advertisement -

Chandigarh / Ludhiana, March 6, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
In an early morning operation, Punjab Police on Saturday busted an inter-state sex racket active in Ludhiana with arrest of 14 persons including 10 girls alongwith the lady kingpin already on bail in similar case who used to target needy girls out of jobs due to Covid lockdowns from city and outside forcing them into prostitution.

Antecedents of girls found involved in the flesh trade have been traced back to as far as Nepal, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Chandigarh & Amritsar and further investigations are on to unearth the complete area of their operations, ADCP-4 Ludhiana Rupinder Kaur Sran who led the operation. We have also recovered restricted drugs Etizolam and Escitalopram Oxalate tablets which are only allowed on prescription and the accused are being interrogated to ascertain the source of their supply, the ADCP added.

Initial investigations have also revealed the names of similar operatives in other cities with whom the main accused and her girls were in touch to widen their net, Sran said adding all these angles were being probed and more arrests were likely.

Twenty tablets of Etizolam and Escitalopram Oxalate tablets besides 5 pieces of Spanisshe Fliege sex drops were seized. Seven mobile phones, 28 packets of condoms, besides Rs 3630 and two liquor bottles have also been seized from the spot.

Commissioner of Police Ludhiana Rakesh Agrawal had constituted a special team under ADCP Ludhiana IV Rupinder Kaur Sran, with SHO Mohammad Jamil its member. An FIR No. 46, dated 6-03-2021, u/s 3,4 and 5 of the Immoral Traffic Prevention Act 1956, PS Tibba has been registered in this case.

Giving details about the raid, ADCP Rupinder Kaur Sran said that a tip-off was received about flesh trade activity being run by the accused and her movements were kept under watch.

The main accused has been identified as Manjit Kaur alias Pammi aunty resident of street number 10 New Subhash Nagar and was also arrested in a similar case lodged at Police Station Jodhewal in 2018. Three men were also arrested from the house during the raid who had come there as customers.

She was on bail now and was running the illegal activity from her house only by luring young needy girls into prostitution. Modus operandi was to engage girls once into her net to target more needy girls out of work due to Covid lockdown and force them into prostitution. Of those arrested, one girl from Delhi was lured into the trade because she could not repay the loan she had taken from a relative to make ends meet during Covid, while another girl was picked up by the main accused from a city Gurdwara she was visiting at the pretext of job offer.

These girls back home used to tell their family members that they were working in a factory or performing in marriage parties, Sran added.

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -WhatsApp 300x300 1

Stay Connected

20,411FansLike
112,826FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

Did Mika Singh propose to Bhoomi Trivedi on TV?

Mumbai, April 10, 2021- Singer Mika Singh has 'proposed' to singer Bhoomi Trivedi, that too on national television! In an upcoming episode of the music reality...

Hello Charlie: Mindless monkey mayhem – Movie Review

Hello Charlie (film on Amazon Prime); Cast: Jackie Shroff, Aadar Jain, Shlokka Pandit, Elnaaz Norouzi, Rajpal Yadav, Girish Kulkarni; Direction: Pankaj Saraswat; Rating: *...

The Big Bull: Big bore – Movie Review

The Big Bull; Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Sohum Shah, Ileana D'Cruz, Nikita Dutta, Saurabh Shukla, Mahesh Manjrekar, Ram Kapoor; Direction: Kookie Gulati; Rating: * *...

Rashmika Mandanna: I like surprising myself with different roles

Hyderabad, April 10, 2021- Actress Rashmika Mandanna, who has had a series of blockbusters in the Telugu industry, recently entered the Hindi entertainment scene with...

Diana Penty reveals ‘cool’ trick to deal with lockdown, curfews

Mumbai, April 7, 2021- Actress Diana Penty on Wednesday revealed her stressbuster, when it comes to dealing with lockdown and curfews, along with a throwback...

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Democracy logo

There are two fundamentals of policy making in a democracy – by DC Pathak

After a long time since Independence, democratic India is taking to a kind of sovereign policy framework that rests on the two fundamentals of...
Lockdown logo

How I spent a year of lockdown – Veteran Journalist KS Chawla shares his ‘unwalked’ journey

On March 24, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suddenly announced the imposition of a complete lockdown in the country to check the spread of...
Tibetan People

A bill in solidarity with 6 million Tibetans – by Lobsang Sangay

The Tibetan Support and Policy Act of 2020 was passed by the US Congress, which is a landmark victory for the people of Tibet...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

N95 Mask Valve

Better masks, adequate ventilation must to curb Covid indoors

Bhubaneswar, April 7, 2021- A commercial five-layered mask coupled with social distancing and good ventilation may be key to curtail the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, in enclosed spaces like offices, prisons and hospitals, say researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The findings, published in the journal AIP Advances, showed that just breathing or participating...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!