Prostitution racket busted in Keesara, Bangladeshi woman rescued; two held

Police said the rescued woman is a native of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has been suffering from some health problems. In October she came to Kolkata for treatment.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  10 Nov 2021 7:35 AM GMT
Prostitution racket busted in Keesara, Bangladeshi woman rescued; two held

Police have busted a prostitution racket and rescued a 34- year-old Bangladeshi woman from a house in Keesara. Two human traffickers were also arrested.

Both the accused have been sent to judicial remand. The victim has been shifted to a shelter home.

The accused have been identified as Kashupaka Kumara (49) from Godavarikhani and Edula Aruna Kumari Patro (32) from Godumakunta village.

On receiving credible information, Keesara police raided a prostitution center and arrested two organizers. A car, three mobile phones, and Rs 4000 cash were seized from the spot.

A Bangladeshi woman was also rescued during the raid. The woman came to India last month for treatment. However, she fell into the trap of human traffickers.

Police said the rescued woman is a native of Dhaka of Bangladesh. She has been suffering from some health problems. In October she came to Kolkata for treatment. She came in touch with an agent who motivated her to become a sex worker.

Two days ago, her agent Nani brought her to Hyderabad where she met Kumaraswamy. She was staying with Kumaraswamy and Aruna Kumari for the last two days. Yesterday, while the three were ready to proceed to Boduppal to meet the customer, Keesara police conducted a raid and took them into custody.

Police said Kumaraswamy used to bring women from Mumbai and other places for prostitution. He used to lodge and provide shelter at TPS Colony house. He used WhatsApp for bookings and Google Pay and PhonePe for payments.

The women were dropped at the customer's place. They later use to return to TPS Colony. Kumaraswamy was earning around Rs.5, 000 to 10,000 for arranging a girl.

He also shared the money with Aruna Kumari and other facilitators.

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