Police and anti-human trafficking unit busted interstate online prostitution gang

They have arrested three men and two women, busting an inter-state online prostitution gang in Mussoorie.

Police and anti-human trafficking unit busted interstate online prostitution gang

In Mussoorie, the inter-state online prostitution gang has been busted by the police and the Anti Human Trafficking Unit. They have arrested three men and two women, busting an inter-state online prostitution gang in Mussoorie. The two men are detained from Haryana and one from West Bengal, while from Delhi and the other from Aligarh in UP. Police have also recovered a car, an SUV, and other items. The gang used to hunt tourists by contacting them through WhatsApp and the online site Just Dial. Several items including a car and an SUV have been recovered by the police. These gangs used to make tourists a victim by contacting them through WhatsApp and the online site Just Dial.

Used to do prostitution in the name of spa service

Police said that the women were taken to the hideout by car.  SSP Janmejay Khandudi was receiving complaints about prostitution in the city. In this regard, the team of Anti Human Trafficking Unit Dehradun and SOG were entrusted with the task of busting the racket.

Both the teams came to know that some people of Haryana are running WhatsApp and online sex rackets by bringing women from outside states for prostitution in the name of spa service. On the instructions of Superintendent of Police Crime Bishakha Ashok Bhadane, the sex racket was busted by raiding the hotel near Bhatta village along with the police and NGO Empowering People.

The gang leader used to work in the hotel earlier

According to the police, the gang leader Kishan alias Sonu used to work in a hotel in Mussoorie before the lockdown. There after the Lockdown, he had gone back to his home Haryana and returned to Mussoorie last month. As per the police, they register on Just Dial in the name of the Spa service, there he started the work of prostitution through girls.

 

People arrested here

Kishan, resident of Bibipur in Jind, Haryana, Amarjeet of Jind, Haryana, Swapan Mandal, resident of Habibpur in Malda, West Bengal, Kanchan Gupta, resident of Shakurpur Saraswati Vihar in West Delhi, Sudha Devi, resident of Sikandarpur in Aligarh, UP.

According to the police, many tourists visiting Mussoorie to get settled the deal by sending photos of girls online, and they used to get the payment online from the customers. There after this, the girls were sent to the designated place through cars and SUVs. 

Everyone was sent to jail

A case has been registered against all in the city of Kotwali for the prevention of unethical prostitution. Police have also recovered incriminating material, tablets, and cash money from the accused. City Kotwal Girish Chandra Sharma said that one of the accused fled, and efforts are being made to arrest him. The city's spa centers are checked by the police, spa operators have also been instructed. He told that all the arrested people have been produced in the court and sent to jail.