Prostitution raid at Calangute. One pimp arrested. Two victim girls rescued.

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Calangute police have busted one prostitution racket on the late evening of 05/01/2019 and arrested one accused pimp Mr. Samrat S/o Phoolsingh, age 30 yrs, N/o Jind, Haryana.

As per PI Jivba Dalvi they had came to knew about a pimp is operating in Candolim and Calangute area from some days. Accordingly based on the phone numbers intelligence was collected and specific surveillance was developed.

Further on 05/01/2019 in the evening a reliable information was received regarding the accused pimp coming to deliver the two girls to a customer for the purpose of prostitution on a scooter. Accordingly in a short time a team consisting of police staff, Panchu members and NGO was formed to nab the pimp and rescue the victims.

Further a decoy customer was sent and when the accused arrived on the Fascino scooter bearing no: Ga 03 W 0071 it was intercepted and accused was nabbed.

During the raid 03 mobile phones, cash of Rs. 10,000/- and the fascino scooter was attached under the panchanama.

An offence under section 370 , 370(3) IPC & section 4, 5 , 7 of Immoral Trafficking(Prevention) Act has been regsitered. The raid went on from 08:30 pm to 10:15 pm in the evening.

The victim girls native of Haryana and Mumbai have been lodged in State Protective Home, Merces for safe custody and protection.

The raiding team was led by PI Jivba Dalvi and consisted of PSI Sitaram Malik,head constable Subhash Mavlankar, constables Vidyanand Amonkar, Amir Naik, lady constables Gita Chawhan, Mamta Gaude and NGO Hope Foundation members Andrea Pereira.

Further investigation is in progress with PI Jivba Dalvi under supervision of SDPO Shri Kiran Padwal and SP north Shri Utkrist Prasoon IPS

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