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Hyderabad: Five arrested for running online brothels

Hyderabad: Five sex business organisers under Pita (Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act) are held by The Malkajgiri Special Operations Team. Three victims were also rescued during the operation.

According to DC, the police have seized Rs 5,960, a bike, a Bangladesh passport, fake Aadhaar and election cards and seven phones from them. The suspects are Kammara Ramalinga, 50, the main organiser who has fled, Akthar Shabana, 24, Kammara Madhu, 23, Pothuluri Ramesh, 27, and Bomma Munni, 27.

“The main organiser, Ramalinga, belongs to Kurnool district and is staying at Kukatpally. He has contacts with sex business organisers in other states and procures girls. Ramalinga employed Ramesh and Munni, who transport the girls to the customer’s place, collects money and gives it to him. The woman organiser, Akthar Shabana, a Bangladesh national, came to India and is staying at Bhopal. She told the police that she regularly comes to India to organise brothels. She also had fake election and Aadhaar cards under the false name, Nandini Sekh. The organisers upload photos of girls on a porn website and give contact numbers,” police said. The police conducted a decoy operation and arrested the four organisers.

In another similar case, the police had arrested a suspect, Nigami Praveen Kumar an organiser from Uppal. The absconding persons are Sanjay, a resident of Kolkata, the main organiser and Rahul alias Mohsin, a resident of Tolichowki.

“Sanjay is a sex biz organiser. He has contacts with sex racketeers of other states. He lures girls offering them Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh for 10 days and after clinching deals with organisers, he sends them by flight or train. They arranged a deal with Mohsin and Praveen and sent two girls about two days back to Hyderabad. Mohsin took them to his house in Tolichowki and uploaded their photos on the porn website,” the police informed.

Organiser Praveen Kumar brought both the girls to Uppal for 10,000 and they were nabbed during the decoy operation.