New Delhi: Delhi Police on Saturday claimed to
have smashed a prostitution racket in south Delhi with the
arrest of nine persons, including four women and a high
profile woman pimp.
Sonu Punjaban (30), a high profile pimp, four sex
workers and four pimps Arun Thakral (22), Raju Sharma (22),
Vijay Kumar (27) and Mohd Arif (20) were arrested yesterday
"Punjaban is a high end pimp and has a number of
high class sex workers in her muster roll and supplies them in
posh areas of Delhi, NCR, five star hotels and farm houses.
"She is wife of a dreaded criminal named Vijay who
was killed in a police encounter and had later married another
gangster Hemant who was also shot dead in an encounter by
police," H G S Dhaliwal, Deputy Commissioner of Police
He said she had received large number of orders of
sex workers from customers arranging parties in various farm
houses during the recent Cricket world Cup matches and she had
made special arrangements for the same.
During interrogation, she told police that she decided
to enter the flesh trade to support her lavish life style.
Initially, she worked alone but later as more high profile
clients added to the list, she formed a group of aspiring
models and actresses who would often get entrapped in her net.
"She is having a large number of pimps who support her
in transportation and arranging the customers.