THE FREE PRESS
OUR STAFF REPORTER Indore Police on Sunday busted a sex racket being operated from a beauty parlour on MG Road and arrested 13 persons, including six girls. A married couple was running the racket from the parlour.
Crime branch sleuths had received information that ‘Awesome Beauty and Massage Parlour’located in front of Treasure Island is running a sex racket under the guise of ‘salon’. A joint team of ‘We Care for You’wing and the Crime branch laid a trap to bust the racket. A plaincloth policeman reached the parlour as a prosspective customer. The parlour operators asked ‘the costumer’to deposit Rs 1500 for the service. Once confirmed that the flesh trade is being operated, the cop signaled the police team, which raided the parlour and arrested 13 persons.
Seven boys— Piyush Verma, Deepak Rajoriya, Sonu Soni, Devendra Dube, Vishal Sharma, Anurag and Baljeet— were arrested from the parlour and handed over to Tukoganj police while six female accused to Mahila thana.
Crime branch sleuths said that Piyush Verma along with his wife Usha alias Gudiya was operating the racket. ‘All the girls nabbed from the parlour where outsiders. They were hired by the couple for running the flesh trade,’the sleuths added. The parlour was famous as Gudiya Madams.
The Tukoganj police knew about the sex racket but did not act against it, sources claimed. They stated that the parlour was raided previously also for the same crime and was shut. But, it opened again and began the flesh trade some three months back.