Nagpur: In another breakthrough amid growing sex rackets in the city within barely one week, the police personnel of Social Service Branch of Nagpur Crime Branch busted another Sex racket being run in a flat in posh Vishnu Kamal Apartment in Shivaji Nagar on October 30, 2015.
The accused have been identified as 1. Shivanand Arun Kanolkar aged 27 years and a resident of Servant Quarters of IGGMC (Mayo Hospital) but hailing from Wakodi, Saoner District, 2. Chaggan Krishnarao Ghumatkar aged 42 years and a resident of Ambazhari Hill Road and 3. Kiran Dayalu Ukey aged 28 years and a resident of Control Wadi, Nagpur.
According to police sources, all the three accused are said to be involved in this ill famous sex rackets for many years. All the three accused used to run flesh trade under the garb of beauty parlours which they had to close down due to frequent raids by SSB Police Officials.
They tried a new-technique to run their illicit flesh trade. They started the flesh-trade again under the garb of providing Naturopathy to patients of various ailments. They had put-up a big-attractive sign board to that effect too which said Satvik K B S Educational Society run Naturopathy. Pictures of various modes of treatments were painted too.
Some senior citizens visiting this alleged treatment centre raised their eye-bows. All the three accused who had run flesh trade under the garb of beauty parlours had previous customers too. They had then redirected them to this new haunt which led them to do brisk business. The rent of the flat was said to be Rs 15,000/- (Rupee Fifteen Thousand only) and yet the flat was pretty posh. The rate per customer per session is alleged to be Rs. 1500/- to Rs. 3000/-. The poor and needy girls were lured by these unscrupulous elements with easy and fast money and thus making them fall prey to flesh trade.
The police personnel of Social Service Branch of Nagpur Crime Branch led by Bajirao Pawar under the directions of Deputy Commissioner of Police Ranjan Kumar Sharma sent two decoy customers (Punters) to the flat. Both were sent with Rs 3000/- marked notes. On receiving the signal from the punters, the police personnel of Social Service Branch of Nagpur Crime Branch raided the premises and rescued four girls and arrested all the three accused involved in the crime.
Another startling fact that came to fore was that one girl is said to be minor and of the remaining three girls, two are real-sisters who are married and have a son and a daughter each. The fourth girl is said to be a repeat offender and has previous conviction in the raid in MIDC area.
The police personnel of Social Service Branch of Nagpur Crime Branch has registered an offence under Sections 370, 370 (A) of Indian Penal Code and under Sections 3, 4, 5, 7 of Suppression of Illegal Traffic Act 1956 and under Sections 4, 8, 12, 17 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012
According to some sources, another startling fact that has emerged is that somewhere or the other, both the flesh trade (one in Tilak Nagar and second in Shivaji Nagar) had mysterious connections with some police personnel of the Ambazhari Police Station.
The entire operation was undertaken under the Guidance and Directions of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ranjan Kumar Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Police (EOW & Cyber Crime) Deepali Masirkar, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Shrikant Tarwade and Assistant Commissioner of Police Nilesh Raut, led by In-charge Police Inspector of Social Service Branch of Nagpur Crime Branch PI Bajirao Pawar, Assistant Police Inspector Amita Jaipurkar, Police Sub Inspector Kailash Ingole, Police Head Constables Prakash Shedam, Pandurang Nikure, Yogesh Gadki, Subhash Kandkar, Sanjay Pande, Gopal Vaidhya, Prafulla Bondre, Woman Police Constables Neeta Dawre, Asmita Meshram, Photographer Police Sub Inspector Badiram Rewatkar and Social Worker Kalyani Sanjay Kapse.