Flesh trade busted in Bhopal, 2 Ugandan women among 11 arrested

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 May 2018 12:03:45

Staff Reporter,

Police on Friday claimed to have busted a high profile prostitution racket with the arrest of 6 women involving two of foreign origin and 5 youths from a house in an area under the jurisdiction of MP Nagar police station here. SHO of Nishatpura Chain Singh Raghuvanshi said, “We got a tip-off from locals that a flesh trade racket was being run from a house in Vishwakarma Nagar here. We raided the home at around 6:30 am on Friday and found women and two men in compromising positions. Police also sized tablets and other objectionable material from the house.”

The locals who had informed police about the sex racket had already gathered near the house demanding action. On the other hand the arrested accused tried to misguide police saying that they gathered here last night to celebrate birthday party of friends. According to information, the racket was being operated in Vishwakarma Nagar area from past two months where a 23-year-old woman Sheeba, who lives there in a house, owned by transporter Ramesh Sharma, rented to her in Rs 5,000 per month, had invited five women, including two Ugandan women, and five men.

It was at around 6:30 am that the call was made by locals on Dial 100 after which a team of police accompanied by Sub-Inspector Santosh Gautam reached the house. As soon as police team entered the house, the accused women and the other 10 persons were caught while they started levelling allegations on police that the cops are disturbing their birthday party.

The arrested male accuseds have been identified as Faizan Ali, Zaid Kadir, Ayaaz Ahmad, Sadique Ali and Mohammad Salman. The accused Sarwar, who is allegedly boyfriend of the woman Sheeba Shaikh, who lives in the house on rent and is running the racket and is presently on the run. SHO Chain Singh Raghuvanshi further said that one of the accused women caught from the house was earlier booked in NDPS Act for her involvement in sale of intoxicants. He said that the accused woman was living here as a tenet since February whiles the house owner Ramesh Sharma lives elsewhere. The accused were booked under the Immoral Traffic Prevention Act.