Godman had network of thousand prostitutes: Police

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 17:46

New Delhi: The Delhi Police submitted before
a court that self-styled Godman Shiv Murat Dwivedi was running
a huge network of flesh trade involving more than a hundred
brokers and thousand prostitutes across the country.

Appearing before Special Judge S K Sarwaria, the
investigating agency pleaded for extension of his custodial
interrogation to unearth the vast network.

"We have to unearth the whole network in which more
than hundred brokers and thousand prostitutes are involved. He
has also amassed huge property in Mumbai, Noida, Kolkata,
Varanasi and Gowardhan," the police contended, also placing
eight diaries and five CDs seized by it before the court.

It further contended that the dairy contains information
pertaining to money transactions contact details of more than
three thousand persons which has been written in coded

The court after hearing the police`s contention accepted
its plea and extended Dwivedi`s custodial remand for four more

Dwivedi, is accused in four cases under the Immoral
Traffic (Prevention) Act and one case of robbery. He was
arrested on March nine under the provisions of the Maharashtra
Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).

Dwivedi is alleged to have earned crores of rupees through
the sex racket.


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First Published: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 17:46

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