Bihar police busts inter-state intercourse racket in Rohtas, 6 minor ladies rescued


PATNA: The Bihar police have busted an inter-state intercourse racket in Rohtas and arrested 5 individuals together with the kingpin on this connection, an official stated in Patna on Wednesday (July 21). The police additionally rescued 6 minor ladies who had been to be provided to Mumbai’s dance bars. The official stated that the gang had a community in Muzaffarpur, Patna, Raxaul, other than Rohtas and Mumbai. They used to provide minor ladies to leaders of assorted political events as nicely, police stated.

The incident got here to gentle on July 19 when a 14-year-old woman fled from the captivity of accused Rekha Devi alias Bua, the kingpin of the gang, and reached the youngsters welfare division workplace in Patna. The sufferer narrated her ordeal earlier than the officers who instantly directed Patna police to register an FIR on this matter. Because the matter is said to the flesh commerce and human trafficking, Anil Kumar, ADG of Bihar police (Weaker part) instantly constituted a rescue workforce which carried out a raid within the wee hours of Monday.

“Throughout the raid, we learnt that the accused additionally killed the 12-year-old minor sister of the complainant,” stated Beena Kumari, SP of weaker part wing of Bihar police.

“We’ve got arrested Rekha Devi alias Bua, Gopal Nut, Shankar Nut, Vikash and Sonu. Rekha used to have tight safety on the home in Bikramganj the place minor ladies had been held captive. She had additionally given an impression within the locality that she was operating an orchestra band,” the SP stated.

“Rekha used to present profitable provides of offering jobs within the orchestra with good-looking salaries. As soon as a woman fell into the entice, she made her captive in the home and trafficked her to Mumbai. The accused additionally owns a home in Mumbai and used to provide ladies to bounce bars and was concerned within the flesh commerce,” the officer stated.

“We’ve got registered an FIR below related sections of the IPC — homicide, human trafficking, kidnapping and POCSO Act. The police workforce additionally seized Rs 1.71 lakh money, other than anti-pregnancy and abortion capsules from the home. The victims had been shifted to a shelter residence in Rohtas district,” she stated.

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