The lure of the online world has caught the eye of sex racketeers in Raichur, one of the backward districts of the state which was once infamous for the inhumane Devadasi system.
On a tip-off, a sex racket was busted by the Raipur police at Kabir Nagar area of Raipur and two girls including a minor were rescued.
The police have launched a detailed probe into Gulf-based sex rackets operating in the state.
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The sleuths had managed to rescue 14 of them and brought them back to the country three years back. The rest of the women are still stranded.
No sex racket was operating in massage parlours of the city, the Delhi Police informed the High Court on Monday.
Nine complaints were received but the allegations turned out to unsubstantiated, the court was informed.
The Shimla Police have also arrested two accused in connection with the case on Saturday.
According to the report of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)-2016, of the 15, 379 persons trafficked, 58.7 per cent were children.
The police busted online prostitution racket and arrested one person here on Friday.
The court sought a responsible officer involved in the probe into the case to be present in the court on next hearing.
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In a first in West Bengal, sex racket of an alleged follower of rape convict Saccha Dera Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was busted in Burra Bazaar area of Kolkata on Friday.