It is not the hidden fact that many Russians come to Goa in the search of employment they also run various types of businesses in Goa. Some of them are actively involved in the hospitality business in the state. But this is perhaps the first time police caught the Russian lady running flesh trade in the state. Read complete report here.
According to the news published by the local daily ‘Navhind Times’ Monday edition, Crime branch of Goa Police busted the online sex racket in Calangute Goa. Calangute is the most frequented place by the Indian tourists and this makes it more fertile land for the flesh traders.
Goa police arrested four accused including one Russian lady involved in this flesh trade that was run by them from a hotel in Calangute claimed the sources. With these arrests the police have claimed they have busted the international online flesh trade racket in Goa.
The sources have also revealed that out of four accused two are women out of which one is Russian national and other is Indian, both of them are agents said police.
Police laid the trap outside a hotel in Calangute on the tip of information of illegal activities going on in the Calangute area. After making everything sure they send the decoy customer inside the hotel following to which they raided the place and arrested all the accused red handed. This incident took place on a Saturday night according to the sources.
Police managed to rescue four female victims out of which one is from Bangalore and two are from Nagpur while remaining one is from West Bengal. Police also revealed the details of the accused that includes 41-year-old Natalia Bhalchandra, Russian national married to an Indian and currently staying at Candolim.
The other accused been identified as Swapnesh Naik (28) from Goa was transporting girls, Parshuram Vadar (35) is an agent as well as a transporter and the fourth accused an agent Priyanka Sinha (21). Vadar is staying at Curchorem while Sinha a native of Bokaro Jharkhand and presently residing in Candolim.
The police said that the husband of the Russian national is presently staying in Bangalore and runs the flesh through three different websites. According to police, the accused were providing the girls Indian as well foreign nationals to the customers depending on their demands.
Police have registered the offenses against all four accused under the Immoral Trafficking Prevention ACT. They also recovered two cars that were by the accused for transportation of victims.
The raid was conducted with the assistance of members of Anyay Rahit Zindagi (ARZ), which is the nodal NGO for anti-human trafficking unit of the Goa police. The Crime Branch team headed by Police Inspector Dattaguru Sawant under the supervision of SP Crime Karthik Kashyap carried out the raid.