Flesh trade racket busted, 3 arrested

CHANDIGARH:

15 Nov, 2006 0200hrs ISTTIMES NEWS NETWORK ]

The UT police have busted a flesh trade racket and arrested three persons, including a pimp, on Tuesday.

The accused have been identified as 51-year-old Parminder Kaur alias Pummy, a pimp, 30-year-old Gita and 27-year-old Dolly. Pummy and Dolly are residents of Sector 51 while Gita is a resident of Sector 27.

Sources said that after inspector Jagir Singh received information that a flesh trade racket was active in the southern division, a trap was laid by a special team headed by DSP (East) KIP Singh.

Sources added that a deal was stuck between the decoy customer and Pummy for Rs 8,000. Of the amount, Rs 1,500 was to be given in advance. The trap was laid behind the Nirman theatre, Sector 32, and the trio were arrested on the spot.

Inspector Jagir Singh said that Anuradha Gupta, advocate in Punjab and Haryana High Court and a member of Social Welfare Advisory Committee, was also in the raiding team. Pummy had been involved in the profession for a long time

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