Chinese film director Wang Quan'an, a Berlin International Film Festival winner known for the movies "Tuya's Marriage" and "White Deer Plain," has been detained on the charge of hiring prostitutes, Beijing police said on Monday.
Actress Shweta Basu Prasad, who was recently caught in a prostitution racket, may land a role in a film directed by Hansal Mehta, who has urged the authorities to "expose" the "clients" of the National Award winning performer.
Zunera once dreamed of becoming a computer engineer. Instead, aged 16, the bright-eyed Pakistani girl was tricked into prostitution in the UAE, beginning a four-year nightmare of cruelty, violence and rape.
The operator of WeChat, a popular instant messaging service in China today said it has shut down 20 million prostitution-related accounts so far this year to support the government`s crackdown on online pornography.
Liang Yaohui, a deputy to the National People`s Congress (NPC), China`s top legislature, was detained Monday for suspected crime of organising prostitution, the Dongguan police announced via its official microblog.
Thane: The city police is hunting for a 29-year-old Thane man who has been booked, allegedly for forcing his wife into the flesh trade, after she did not get more dowry from her parents, the police said here on Friday.
In a gruesome incident, breasts of a 24-year-old woman were allegedly chopped off by three persons including a woman brothel keeper in Bhiwandi town here, after she refused to get into flesh trade, police said on Sunday.
Police have registered an FIR and on Tuesday recorded the statements of the three Ugandan women who alleged they were brought to India on promise of good jobs and instead held hostages by drug mafias and pushed into prostitution.