Published On : Mon, Jan 19th, 2015

High-profile sex racket unearthed in city

Two high-profile call girls from Mumbai and Bhopal rescued from prominent city hotel Swad Food Plaza, Chawla Palace, Wardha Road

Girls caught in the Raid

Girls caught in the Raid

Nagpur: Lecherousness seems to be getting more and more popular and fast paying. Nagpur city is not behind in this sex rackets. In a raid that was conducted on January 19, 2015, two high profile call girls from Mumbai and Bhopal were nabbed by the Social Security Wing, Nagpur Crime Branch.

According to police sources, the main accused identified as Rafiq Rashin Khan aged 38 years and a resident of Plot No 24, Sai Nagar, Banjara Basti, Naka No 2, Kalmeshwar and the co-accused Narayan Mahedeorao Shebekar aged 55 years and a resident of Plot No 181, Pipla Fata, Neelkant Nagar, Hudkeshwar, the Manager of the Hotel used to run a very profitable sex racket in rooms on the third floor of Swad Food Plaza, Chawla Palace, Wardha Road.

The main accused Rafiq Khan is said to be pretty famous pimp in this flesh trade. He was also arrested in 2006 by Dhantoli police personnel earlier too. This pimp was supplying High Profile Call Girls to rich and spoiled youth of the city. The modus operandi that these accused was to supply high-profile calls girls from other cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bhopal etc. The pimp used to allegedly deliver these call girls to the hotel.

The pimp Rafiq Rashid Khan

The pimp Rafiq Rashid Khan

The rate of these high-profile calls girls was Rs 7000/girl/hour and the room rent for this sexcapades is said to be Rs 2000/hour. The Pimp and the Hotel Manager used to make something like Rs 14000 for two girls and Rs 4000 for two rooms for one hour.

The pimp Rafiq Khan used to bring these high-profile calls girls on his two-wheeler so as to not attract any attention. He used to allegedly bring the girls on his Hero Honda CBZ bearing RTO No. MH-31/EB-3167.

The Social Security Branch (SSB) of Nagpur Crime branch had received a secret tip off of the nefarious activities going on in this hotel. Based on the tip off, the SSB had kept a close watch on the premises. On January 19, 2015 in the evening, the SSB had sent two of their punters. The pimp soon arrived with the high-profile calls girls. One of them was said to be from Mumbai while the second one claimed to be from Bhopal. The Hotel Manager gave the punters two rooms after receiving a rent of Rs 4000 for two rooms for one hour. The punters were shown to their rooms on third floor. There they had to shell out cash at the rate of Rs 7000/girl/hour.

However, the punters signaled the cops of the SSB who were waiting for their signal and raided the premises and nabbed the pimp, the hotel manager and rescued the two girls.

The SSB officials seized the two-wheeler, mobile phones, sim-cards and cash totally worth Rs 57,000/-. The SSB Officials have also got phone numbers of many other pimps. The address directory in the mobile phone of the pimp also revealed the names and mobile numbers of many reputed people in the city.

After registering a case under Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act (PITA) 1986 against the accused, the two rescued girls were sent to Shelter Homes while the accused are in police custody.

The entire operation was successfully conducted under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Deepali Masirkar, Assistant Commissioner of Police Nilesh Raut, by Police Inspector B M Powar, Assistant Police Inspector S M Patil, Head Constables Pandurang Nikore, Prakash Sidam, Subash Khedkar, NPCs Gopal Vaidhya, Ajay Ghatod, Sanjay Pande, Yogesh Ghorkee, Manoj Chauhan, Constable Praful Bondre, Woman Police Constable Anita Dhurve, Neeta Dawre, Surekha Sandekar, Asmita Meshram, Photographer Hadpande, Social Activist Premlata Raju Patil and Driver ASI Suresh Pandre.