After Newspoint exposé, police busts major online ‘flesh trade’

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Police have finally worked out the major online flesh trade after pursuing it for more than five months; since the JK Newspoint have exposed the same in toto five months back.
The JK Newspoint in its April 24 report, ‘The Big Prostitution Story of Jammu’ have made comprehensive disclosures regarding the unabated online flesh trade in Jammu and peripheries.
The police, after taking cues from the JK Newspoint report, yesterday managed to arrest over 20 people indulged in the online flesh trading and more arrests are expected soon.
The JK Newspoint after a comprehensive investigation carried published a complete detail and
modus-operandi being followed by these online sex workers in Jammu.
The bureau in his story carried out a detailed investigation and had even mentioned the names of the web portals and face book accounts been used to lure customers in Jammu.
Better late than never finally taking an action, a special team of Jammu and Kashmir police last night
team. Later all the arrested persons were sent to police station Janipur where a case under FIR number 93/2016 Under Section 67/A-B/IT act, 5/8 PITA (Information technology and Immoral trafficking Act) was registered against them at police station Janipur for further investigation.
Worthy to mention here that Newspoint bureau remained in contact with the police officials and had even provided the contact numbers and links available on the various websites which were put on surveillance and laid a trap to expose the entire network.
Today while addressing a press conference SSP Jammu Sunil Gupta said that the entire operation was planned after they received information regarding the online sex trade in Jammu regarding which an FIR was lodged at police station Janipur.
He made clear that these services are provided by some locals of Jammu area who have their phone numbers registered or shown on these sites/pages and they manage girls from the local vicinity as well as outside the city and state and provide them to customers or callers who may be locals or non-locals at their houses as well as hotels.
He disclosed that police has arrested three main accused from different locations and few brokers including females and few giris also.
“The exact number of girls and customers involved in the racket could not be ascertained as investigation is at its initial stage and raids are still on. Reportedly network of this racket may be across many districts and adjoining States also. Jammu police is determined to provide safe and secure atmosphere to public in general and protection of women folk in particular” he added.

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