Porvorim cops busted the prostitution racket in capital city of Goa

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Goa is experiencing the cases of prostitution and human trafficking on increasing rate now. Here is one more prostitution racket busted by the police. Porvorim cops busted a prostitution racket which was operated from Panjim. Here is the report.

[su_expand more_text=”READ MORE” less_text=” ” height=”0″ hide_less=”yes” link_style=”button” link_align=”center”] A girl aged 22-year was rescued after the sex racket operated from Panaji was busted by Porvorim police. One person arrested in this regards.

A taxi driver Anthony Fernandes, 48 from Calangute, was arrested when he was on the way to drop the survivor to a prospective customer. Girl is identified as a native of Pune.

Based on the investigations, police concluded that a female pimp is also involved in the trade. Police inspector (PI) of the Porvorim police station Jivba Dalvi said, “We are on the look-out for her.”

An offence has been booked under section 4, 5 and 7 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956, and Section 370 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).


Vijayshree Irraker, a member of the NGO, Arz, assisted the operation.

Source: TOI


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