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For Involvement in Sex Racket, Women Activists in Assam Arrested

  by NEWSNER , 2021-02-12 10:41:57

For Involvement in Sex Racket, Women Activists in Assam Arrested

Six ladies, who were office-conveyors of a ladies' rights group, were captured on charges of their association in a prostitution racket in Upper Assam's Jorhat. Police as of late busted a sex exchange racket at Pulibor on the edges of Jorhat town. 


The captured ladies were individuals from the women's rights bunch Veerangana Mahila Mancha. Police enlisted a case (no 555/2021) at Pulibor police headquarters under important segments of the Indian Penal Code. 


Jorhat DSP Bibhas Das said the six ladies' association became visible after police captured one Pallab Jyoti Handique and a lady from Mokokchung locale in Nagaland on February 6. Jorhat police with the help of Nagaland Police captured them on charges of running a sex racket from a leased house at Bohotia town under Pulibor police headquarters. 


The pair told the police that a gathering of ladies under the standard of Veerangana Mahila Mancha had upheld them to carry on the prostitution racket and took "assurance cash" consequently, Das expressed. 


He said the ladies too had confessed to taking cash on a few events and had upheld the flesh trade as well as secured the two. 


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Das claimed that they had on a couple of events even provided customers. 


The ladies were delivered under the watchful eye of a neighbourhood court on Wednesday and the court sent them to 14-day legal custody, Das said. 


Given data got on February 1, the police with the assistance of VDP and residents allegedly discovered three minor young ladies secured up a leased place of Pallabjyoti Handique and his partner lady at Bohotia Gaon that day. The young ladies had been tricked to Jorhat by the pair with a guarantee of work in a salon.


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