Sex Racket Busted in Pune's Hinjawadi; 3 Women Rescued - Details Inside

Sex Racket Busted in Pune's Hinjawadi; 3 Women Rescued - Details Inside

The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of the Pimpri-Chinchwad police launched a surprise raid at Breath Spa in the Hinjawadi area on Sunday

ANIUpdated: Monday, April 08, 2024, 10:52 AM IST
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The Pune Police has busted a prostitution racket allegedly being run at a spa parlour in the Hinjawadi area of Pimpri-Chinchwad and rescued three women with the arrest of two men, including the spa owner.

The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of the Pimpri-Chinchwad police launched a surprise raid at Breath Spa in the Hinjawadi area on Sunday and busted the prostitution racket operating under the guise of the massage parlour.

According to the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) Police Inspector, Devendra Chavan, the unit acted upon a tip-off that certain individuals operating under the spa businesses in Pimpri-Chinchwad were coercing young women into prostitution.

Further, he said that acting on the information, the AHTU launched a surprise raid at Breath Spa in the Hinjawadi area. As a result of the operation, three women were rescued on Sunday from the prostitution racket, and two men were arrested, including the spa owner.

The accused individuals have been booked for offences under sections 3, and 7 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 and IPC section 370(3), 34, at Hinjewadi Police Station, he added.

The successful operation was conducted under the directives and supervision of Pimpri-Chinchwad Police Commissioner Vinay Kumar Choubey and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Sandeep Doifode.

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