Signaling the operation of a high profile prostitution racket in Nagpur, the Social Wing of Nagpur Crime Branch raided a guest house in bustling Sitabuldi and arrested a Chandigarh based model and two local pimps along with the owner of the guest house on Monday evening. The guest house owner was later admitted to the Government Medical Hospital, citing his kidney ailment. The sleuths have also seized a Honda City car, 5 handsets and cash. The total recovery is estimated to worth over Rs 7 lakh.
In a planned action, the cops raided Shukla Guest House located in Ketan Galli in Sitabuldi here. The said model, a native of Chandigarh in Punjab, was said to have arrived here from Mumbai at the instance of a woman who introduced her to two local brokers in Nagpur – Amjad Ali Ahmed Ali Syed, 35, resident of Chhota Loharpura in Gandhibagh and his aide Mohammed Raza Abdul Aziz, 26, resident of Shahid Chowk here. The guest house owner Manoj Madhavprasad Shukla, 42 was allegedly involved in attending to the sexual demands of the guests putting stay at his guest house. Shukla used to make available prostitutes to the customers through both the pimps. It now surfaced that the two are reportedly involved in an inter-state prostitution racket being operated here.
The model reportedly informed the police that she landed in Nagpur on August 3 on the occasion of Friendship Day at a plush hotel located on Wardha road, at the expense of Syed. She also participated in the Friendship Party at the hotel. It also came out that she dropped here for the deal of Rs 1 lakh for 5 days, at the behest of Syed.
The crime branch officials had the information about the alleged racked for quite some time. On Monday, acting on the tip off, the cops managed to crack the deal with the help of punters and sent them as customers to the guest house. As the punters reached the hotel room along with three other girls, the Chandigarh girl was sitting inside a Honda City car parked outside the guest house along with another pimp. As the punters alerted the cops, both of them tried to escape. They took the flyover from the Sitabuldi end but soon intercepted on Rahate Colony square.
The cops have arrested Syed, Aziz and Shukla under section 3,4,5,7 of PITA. Further investigation is on.