Published On : Thu, Apr 28th, 2016

Cops raid flat in Dhanwantari Nagar, bust sex racket; 2 arrested

Nagpur: The Social Security Wing of Crime Branch on Thursday raided a flat in Dhanwantari Nagar and busted a sex racket being run from there. Thge raiding cops arrested two persons including a woman and also rescued two victimised girls from the spot. One of the rescued girls hailed from Kolkata while the other is local girl. The arrested persons have been identified as Pramila Shankar Kohad (49), resident of Dhanwantari Nagar and Firoze Khan Tarbez Khan (44) of Shravan Nagar. Notably, the two accused were earlier also arrested for running the sex racket.

According to details, the accused Pramila Kohad had taken the flat from Chamatkar on rental basis a month back. With the help of accused Firoze Khan, Pramila started indulging in running the brothel from the rented flat. The Crime Branch sleuths were tipped off about the flesh trade being run from the flat in Dhanwantari Nagar.

Acting on the tip-off, a squad of Social Security Wing, led by its chief P C Sonavane, raided the flat and arrested the two accused Pramila Kohad and Firoze Khan Tarbez Khan. At the same time the raiding cops rescued the two victimised girls from the spot. Cash, two mobile phones were seized from the arrested persons. Both the accused are likely to be produced in a court on Friday and their police custody remand would be sought.

The other members of the squad were API Kailash Ingole, Head Constables Gopal Vaidya, Yogesh Ghodki, constables Sanjay Pande, Manoj Chavan, Ajay Ghatol, Chhaya Raut, Baliram Rewatkar, social activist Dr Sandhya Pawar. The raid was carried under the guidance of DCP Ranjankumar Sharma, DCP Deepali Masirkar, ACP Nilesh Raut.