Calangute Police busted a prostitution racket which was operated in Calangute and surrounding areas. As per PI Laxi G Amonkar, very reliable information was received from sources that two persons are supplying girls for the purpose of prostitution. Further based on the information received PI Laxi Amonkar himself along with members of a NGO and team members set out to trace the accused person and the victim girls and intercepted the accused persons who come along with two girls for supplying to their prospective customers at Dolphin Circle, Naikawado Calangute Bardez Goa.
Upon questioning by PI Laxi Amonkar, the victims girls stated that they were supplied to the customers by the pimp who was along with them. Further, a raid was conducted and the victim girls along with the pimp and the customer were brought to the Police Station. The statement of the victim girls native of Uttar Pradesh and Mumbai were recorded in the presence of the NGO members and they were subsequently lodged in Protective Home, Merces for safe custody and protection after obtaining the orders from the Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Mapusa – Goa.
The accused pimps is identified as 1) Kishan Verma s/o Gopal Lal Verma, age 23 years r/o Block No. 2 Dev Dham Colony, Sanganer Jaipur Rajasthan 302029 and 2) Ajay Kundara s/o Ramdhan Kundara, age 23 years r/o Plot No. 14, Madrampura By-Pass Sanganer Jaipur Rajasthan 302029.
An offence under section 370, 370(3) of IPC and sections 4, 5, 7 of Immoral Trafffic Prevention Act, 1956 stands registered.
The team to conduct the raid was led by PI Laxi G Amonkar, PSI Rajaram Bagkar and consisted of NGO member and Police Head Constable Vidyanand Amonkar, Police Constable Amir Garad, Bhagwan Palyekar, Laxman Patekar, Ganpat Tiloji, Francis Fernandes, Mrs Supriya Mayekar and Miss Deepa Gurav.
Further investigation is in progress with PI Laxi G Amonkar under the supervision of SDPO Shri Vishwesh Karpe and SP North Shri Shobhit Saxena, IPS.