INCIDENT AND TEAM
On 22.10.2012, PS Kamla Market received some specific inputs that few girls who are being forced in prostitution want to be rescued from the kothas at GB Road and that they are confined at Kotha Nos. 59, GB Road. The information was further developed and it was revealed that there are few minor girls in Kotha No-59, GB Road who have been forced into prostitution and if the raid is conducted, such minor girls could be rescued.On this, a team comprising of Inspr. Pramod Joshi, SHO/Kamla Market, SI Jagdish Prasad, Ct. Zafar Husain and W/Ct Santosh was constituted under the close supervision of Sh. Ram Kumar, ACP/Kamla Market. The representatives of NGO ‘Shakti Vahini’ were also associated with the team.
At about 7.05 PM, a raid was conducted at Kotha No.59. and six girls out of which three of them are suspected to be minors were rescued. All these females who were being forced in prostitution at the brothel house were rescued. A case vide FIR No.122/12 u/s 373/344/376/366-A/109/372/34 IPC, 6/3/7(i)/4/5 ITP Act & 23/26 JJ Act was registered. Further, during the investigation, the Kotha managers namely Hasina and Maya were arrested in the case.
During investigation, it was revealed that all the rescued females are resident of West Bengal and belong to poor families. They were lured to Delhi on the pretext of providing them good employment and subsequently forced into flesh trade. Further investigation/interrogation is in progress.