Sex trade

Sex racket busted as cops raid Meerut hotels, 35 arrested

Sex racket busted as cops raid Meerut hotels, 35 arrested

Several hotels in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh have become hubs for flesh trade. The police on Tuesday busted the sex racket by conducting raids at several hotels near the Sadar Bazar police station area and arrested as many as 35 men and women.

Mar 21, 2018, 06:56 AM IST
'77.8% of trafficked kids lured into sex trade on job promise'

'77.8% of trafficked kids lured into sex trade on job promise'

The report was released yesterday after on-field study in 2015-16 in the city and neighbourhood areas said.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

Flesh trade racket busted in Patna, six including two women arrested

With the arrest of six persons, Patna police has busted a sex racket which was being run in a rented flat.

Jan 07, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
Shocking! China leads, India among top big nations that harbour billion dollar prostitution industry

Shocking! China leads, India among top big nations that harbour billion dollar prostitution industry

Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual relations in exchange for payment or some other benefits. Prostitution is sometimes described as commercial sex or hooking. Depending on the jurisdiction, prostitution can be called as legal or illegal.

Aug 16, 2016, 17:40 PM IST
UP woman raped by husband's relatives in Mumbai, forced into flesh trade — Details inside

UP woman raped by husband's relatives in Mumbai, forced into flesh trade — Details inside

A 24-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh was allegedly gangraped by two of her husband's relatives here and the accused tried to push her into flesh trade, police said.

Jul 31, 2016, 14:44 PM IST
Biggest raid in Allahabad's red-light area: Police find 125 women in 5-hour long search operation to bust sex trade

Biggest raid in Allahabad's red-light area: Police find 125 women in 5-hour long search operation to bust sex trade

Acting on a tip-off, police on Sunday conducted its biggest raid ever in Allahabad's Meerganj - a red-light area.

May 02, 2016, 09:42 AM IST
REVEALED: India has some nine lakh female sex workers

REVEALED: India has some nine lakh female sex workers

The figures were released by the ministry in response to a RTI application filed by Delhi resident Ved Pal. The estimate is based on a study conducted in 2009.

Feb 07, 2016, 19:36 PM IST
Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet oppose decriminalisation of prostitution

Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet oppose decriminalisation of prostitution

Actresses Meryl Streep, Lena Dunham, Kate Winslet and Anne Hathaway have opposed a human rights group's proposal to decriminalise sex trade.

Jul 28, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

Tanzania cracks down on "sextortion" by public officials

Tanzania has warned its public officials that using positions of power to extort sexual favours from women will no longer be tolerated after nearly nine in every 10 women in the public sector were estimated to have been sexually harassed.

Apr 25, 2015, 01:33 AM IST

One in 20 students in UK worked in sex trade to fund living cost

One in 20 students in the UK have worked in the sex industry while studying at the university to make ends meet, according to a new survey that shows more number of them are secretly turning to the profession.

Mar 27, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Police crackdown on sex trade in Jodhpur, 29 arrested

 In a massive crackdown on the flourishing sex trade in the city, the Jodhpur Police Commissionerate has arrested 29 persons including 22 women.

Feb 21, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Sex trade case: Man gets 10 yrs in jail for abducting girl

A man, accused of selling a girl to a brothel here after abducting her, has been sentenced to ten years in jail by a Delhi court which also awarded three years imprisonment to a woman for running prostitution business.

Feb 19, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Kerala women's panel resents proposal to legalise sex trade

Kerala State Women's Commission has expressed strong reservations about the recent proposal by NCW to legalise sex trade, claiming that such a move would encourage human trafficking and exploitation of women.

Nov 13, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Woman raped for years in Delhi, rescued; accused nabbed

A woman who was raped by her landlord for three years and forced into sex trade, was rescued by her two friends from her rented house here, police said Monday. The accused has been arrested.

Oct 06, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

Sex trade comment: Binny refutes Lamba's charges, says social media account fake

Delhi legislator Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday refuted charges levelled against him by AAP leader Alka Lamba and said it was part "a conspiracy by AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal".

Sep 21, 2014, 14:38 PM IST

Minor girl abducted, forced into sex trade in Rajasthan; escapes

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly abducted from Jaipur, tormented and pushed into flesh trade during her six-month confinement here, before she escaped the clutches of her kidnappers, police here said.

Aug 30, 2014, 14:09 PM IST

Man gets 10 yrs jail for abetting rape, running sex trade in Delhi

A Delhi court has sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for detaining a woman in a house where flesh trade was carried out and abetting her rape, saying his crime was "very serious and horrifying".

Jul 18, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

Chinese legislator detained for organised sex trade

A Chinese legislator has been detained for his suspected involvement in organised prostitution in southern Dongguan City, police said.

Apr 15, 2014, 11:09 AM IST

Police hunting for man who forced wife into sex trade

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.

Apr 04, 2014, 23:20 PM IST