Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections

Search:



The Web

India Abroad




Newsletters
Sign up today!

Mobile Downloads
Text 67333
Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this Article


Home > News > PTI

Girl figured in TV sting operation held

September 06, 2007 22:11 IST

In a twist in the case of a teacher allegedly forcing teenaged girls into prostitution in New Delhi, the police on Thursday arrested the girl who appeared in the TV sting operation as a student.

"We have arrested the woman who appeared on the TV expose posing as a student. She is not a student," Delhi police spokesman Rajan Bhagat said.

The girl, whose identity was not revealed, was arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating and fabricating false evidence.

The girl had figured in the sting operation as a student who claimed that she had been forced into prostitution by Uma Khurana, a teacher of government-run Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Central Delhi.

The sting operation led to violence in the area and the lady teacher was dismissed from service after being arrested.



© Copyright 2007 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.

Advertisement
Advertisement