Online Flesh Trade Racket Busted In Goa


Panaji: Goa police claimed to have busted an online prostitution racket and arrested three persons from Calangute area in North Goa.

Acting on a tip-off, the Goa Crime Branch on Sunday busted the racket being run through a website and rescued two women, a senior Crime Branch official told PTI.

Two men, aged around 28, and a 27-year-old woman were arrested for allegedly running the racket, he said.

“The website had obscene pictures with information for female escorts. A mobile number and an email ID were also displayed on the site for striking a deal with customers,” the official said. A case under relevant provisions of The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 has been registered against the three accused, he said.

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“The two women who were rescued are from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh,” the official said. They are in the age group of 25-30, he said adding that the rescued women have been sent to a protection home.

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