Published On : Mon, Aug 16th, 2021
Latest News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

NCP’s Jwala Dhote leads CSWs agitation against cops over sealing Nagpur’s red-light area

Nagpur: Several Commercial Sex Workers (CSWs) led by National Congress Party (NCP) leader Jwala Dhote on Sunday staged a protest against the Nagpur Police over sealing a Ganga-Jamuna brothel in the Second Capital of the State.

The agitators removed barricades put up by the police restricting entry of people to the area under section 144 of the CrPc. It is pertinent to mention that the Ganga Jamuna area was sealed on Wednesday evening on the order issued by the city police commissioner after several residents complained about open solicitation by CSWs and other illegal activities.

A group of more than 100 sex workers led by Dhote raised slogans against the police this morning. Some of the women removed barricades prohibiting entry to the 12 lanes in the area.

Speaking to reporters, Dhote alleged the police are helping builders to grab the prime land by barricading the area.After sealing the area and imposing section 144 of the CrPC, which prohibits the gathering of four or more people in a specified area, police also conducted house-to-house searches. She also vowed to launch a stir after Independence Day celebration against Nagpur Police’s arbilatory action.