Published On : Thu, Sep 25th, 2014

Crime branch busts sex denat posh bungalow; kingpin lady arrested, one rescued

Nagpur : 
In a well planned move, the Social Security Cell of the Crime Branch of Nagpur Police on Thursday arrested a woman for her alleged involvement in flesh trade. The accused identified as Deepali Suresh Katkar, 33, was operating from a posh bungalow situated in Ramkrishna Nagar. According to police sources, she was divorced by her husband 8 years ago. She is believed to have two children (One son and one daughter). She was said to be in this profession for the past 6 years. Police sources said a month ago she had taken this bungalow on rent. The owner of the bungalow is said to be Julal Singh Ramsingh Jadhav.

The police officials claimed that on initial investigations, it was found that the call girls/women were paid a pittance of Rs 1000 only while the accused woman was charging more than Rs. 2000 to Rs 5000. The accused, the cops claimed to be running the racket with 32 call girls/ women.

The Social Security Cell of the Crime Branch was eyeing the accused for the past 8 days i.e. September 17, 2014. The officials claimed that the woman earlier stayed at Mhalgi Nagar.

PI Pawar

PI Pawar

On Thursday, the cops sent a punter with Rs 2000 as a customer. On his signal the cops raided the posh bungalow and arrested the woman. Another woman was also arrested from the spot, who was reportedly rescued. The rescued lady is also said to be a divorcee. She was divorced one year ago and was now staying with her parents at Venkatesh Nagar near KDK College. She used to allegedly tell her parents that she is working in a beauty parlour and used to come to the accused house to fulfill the needs of the customers.

During the raid the cops seized two mobiles, one diary and Rs 5000 (apart from the Rs 2000 which was sent through the punter). The diary had mobile numbers of clients and call girls but in code words. The cops said that they will investigate the accused and would later come to know if any minor is involved in this trade.

The raid was undertaken under the guidance of Additional Commissioner of Police Sunil Kolhe and ACP NileshRaut and under the supervision of PI B M Powar, API Patil, PSI Kolhe, Police HawildarPandurang, Sanjay Pande, GopalVaidhya, Ajay, Yogesh, WPC Asmita, Driver Nilesh, Photographer Wharadpande and Social Worker Shail Gemini.