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Sex racket busted in J K's Rajouri, 11 booked


Press Trust of India Jammu
Police have busted a sex racket and booked eleven persons in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Police received a complaint from a girl, belonging to Rajouri, that she has been forced into illegal sex trade by a man, who took his mobile number from a shop in Rajouri town where she went to recharge her number, a police officer told PTI.
She complained that she was forced into the flesh trade and was even blackmailed. She mentioned about involvement of 11 people in the racket, the officer said.
A team of police headed by Additional SP Nowshera, Master Popsy, along with Station House Officer (SHO) Nowshera Romal Singh, conducted initial investigation and found that the complaint to be based on facts, after which a case FIR No.150/2018 U/S Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act ,370(A), 376 RPC has been registered in Police Station Nowshera, he said.
The officer said that eleven people belonging to Patta and a couple of other villages of Nowshera have been booked.
The police team has detained three persons so far today and they will be put to test identification parade under legal framework.
Detention of more people from Nowshera as well as Rajouri is on cards, the officer said.

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First Published: Jul 31 2018 | 12:15 AM IST

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