Mumbai, October 29: The anti-extortion cell of the Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrested three persons for allegedly trafficking girls to Gulf countries on the pretext of providing jobs and then forced them into prostitution. All the accused were produced before a court, according to media reports. Several such incidents of duping people in the name of jobs and human trafficking have been reported in recent times. Cyber Crime Racket Busted In Delhi; Crime Branch Apprehends two Men For Duping Government Job Aspirants Across The Country.
The accused have been sent to police custody till November 2, 2018. Check the ANI tweet below.
Mumbai Police Crime Branch Anti-Extortion Cell arrested three persons who trafficked girls to Gulf countries on the pretext of providing jobs and forced them into prostitution. All accused were produced before a court; sent to police custody till November 02.
— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2018
In July, a high-profile prostitution racket was busted following a raid at a hotel in the posh Banjara hills locality in Hyderabad and a 24-year-old budding film actress from Mumbai was rescued, police said today. Acting on a tip-off, the police had conducted raid at the hotel and arrested the brothel organiser along with a customer, who was a government employee.
The Bhubaneshwar police had recently claimed to have busted a fake job racket and arrested six persons on charges of misleading unemployed youths with false promises. The racket was running from a house at Kolathia under Khandagiri police limits in Bhubaneswar, said police.