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High profile prostitution racket busted

November 01, 2003 15:19 IST

A high profile prostitution racket has been busted in Sahibabad near Delhi with the arrest of 14 people, including a model and a bank manager, a senior police officer said on Saturday.

Seven call girls, a woman kingpin and six customers were arrested in a raid at a house in Ramprasth residential colony late on Friday evening, Superintendent of Police (Ghaziabad) Umesh Kumar Srivastava said.

The raid was carried out after electronic surveillance and tapping of phones gave indication of the racket being run by 45-year-old Geetanjali in her house, he said.

Among those arrested were Payal, a model for a Delhi-based cosmetic company, Manager of State Bank of India
B K Ahuja and a Municipal Corporation of Delhi inspector, Srivastava said.

Four businessmen Parminder Singh, Suresh Garg, Raj Kumar and Roshan Lal were also arrested in the raid, he said.

Srivastava said Geetanjali would charge between Rs 2,000 and Rs 4,000 for each girl. For the model, he said, she charged upwards of Rs 5,000.


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Sex is one of the basic needs of life. Legalizing prostitution is a good idea. Let's not consider prostitution, which takes places with the consent ...

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