A 12-year-old lady was rescued by police on Wednesday two months after she was allegedly kidnapped and compelled into prostitution. Police have arrested 4 individuals for operating an “on-line prostitution syndicate”.
The minor, who lives along with her mom in West Delhi, was allegedly kidnapped by two males close to her home in January. She was then taken to Majnu Ka Tila and offered to 4 males, mentioned police.
A senior police officer mentioned, “The lady’s father died a number of years in the past and her mom is a home assist. The mom was at work on the day of the incident. The lady went out to purchase chips when two males approached her and provided her cake. They took her to a home the place she fainted after consuming it. She was then taken to Majnu Ka Tila and offered to their associates.”
A case was registered underneath sections of kidnapping on January 22. Police mentioned their staff spoke to neighbours and located that two males had approached the lady close to her home. DCP (West) Urvija Goel mentioned their staff additionally went to Bihar after they suspected the lady may very well be used within the unlawful liquor commerce. Police later discovered that she was being pushed into prostitution in Delhi and carried out raids.
“After a number of raids, the lady was rescued and 4 individuals, together with two ladies, had been arrested,” mentioned DCP Goel.
The accused – Sanjay Rajput (35), Anshu Sharma (21), Sapna Goyal (24) and Kanika Roy (28) – have been booked for kidnapping the lady. Police mentioned sections of rape and POCSO Act might be added later.