Nagpur: A husband-wife duo and one other person has been arrested after the Social Security Wing of Crime Branch raided a flat in Nandanvan area and busted sex racket on Tuesday. The accused were luring young girls and pushing them into flesh trade. One of the girls has been rescued during the raid.
The accused have been identified as Moreshwar alias Rahul Dajiba Nimje (26), his wife Shweta (20), both residents of Flat No 103, Shivalaya Apartment, Shakti Nagar and Anup Hemraj Mishra (26), a resident of Green Town, Kamptee. The sleuths of the Crime Branch had received information about the sex racket being run from the rented flat in Nandanvan area. The accused couple and the other accused were bringing the girls in a four-wheeler and operating the sex racket from the rented flat. Acting on the information, cops sent a decoy customer to the accused couple’s rented flat at Shivalaya Apartment, Shaktimata Nagar. After confirmation, the decoy signalled the Crime Branch team led by PI Shubhada Sankhe and API Amita Jaipurkar. The team raided the flat and apprehended the accused trio and also rescued a girl.
Nandanvan PSI P D Bambole, on the basis of a complaint lodged by Police Constable Yogesh Ghodki of Social Security wing, registered an offence under Sections 370, 34 of the IPC read with Sub-Sections 3, 4, 5 and 7 of Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act against the accused persons and placed them under arrest.