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Prostitution Racket
Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.21

Trafficked with job promise, rescued

A 23-year-old woman was allegedly forced into prostitution after a woman she knew lured him to the city from an adjacent district with the promise of a job, police said. The young woman managed to ac...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

Hotel Alcor: Calcutta girl granted bail, but manager’s plea rejected

A 25-year-old girl from Calcutta, arrested from Hotel Alcor in Bistupur along with four others on April 26, was granted bail on Tuesday by the principal sessions court. The bail plea was filed by the ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

Teen rescue from flat signals shift

A police swoop on a Behala apartment last week blew the lid off an alleged trafficking racket, leading to the rescue of a 14-year-old girl and a 23-year-old woman who had allegedly been forced into p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

Teenager rescued from flat

A 17-year-old girl allegedly forced into prostitution was rescued from an apartment inside a housing complex on the south-western fringes of the city on Friday.Five persons, suspected members of a tra...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.19

Trust and muri friend’s traffic trap for 14-year-old

A 14-year-old girl from a village in South 24-Parganas was trafficked to Bihar after being lured by her best friend a year older than her, kept confined for 28 days and assaulted.Both the minor girls ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

Cops rescue minor from New Town flat

A 16-year-old girl who was allegedly forced into prostitution was rescued from a residential apartment in New Town on Tuesday, police said.Two women and a man, who were allegedly running the sex traff...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.19

Dublin to Calcutta, stories of a ‘rising’

A 16-year-old girl in Dublin instinctively becomes “more careful” about her surroundings if she is stepping out after dark. A 14-year-old girl in Calcutta returning home in the evening from tuitio...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.02.20

KSU warns parents of traffickers

The Khasi Students’ Union cautioned parents from sending their children to metros, especially to New Delhi, after a girl hailing from Meghalaya’s West Jaiñtia Hills managed to escape from a broth...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.18

How two girls reclaimed life

Two young women in Kathmandu, one studying law and another a graduate in English who has just authored a book, last week received the justice they had been waiting for when a Haldia court convicted a ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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