The industrial hub of Noida Sector 18 became unusually abuzz on Sunday night time as 14 police groups comprising 45 senior officers simultaneously raided and sealed 14 rubdown parlors – many of them have been found running intercourse rackets.
Ten guys and 25 girls, which includes some from Thailand and different international locations, were arrested. Cash and beer, except used and unused condoms, had been seized from the premises whose owners are being booked beneath the stringent Gangsters Act. While the spotlight remains on the modern-day case, a Mail Today investigation has discovered how this sleaze business is booming across NCR.
A host of massage parlours in Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad are running prostitution rackets, as enforcement government have turned a blind eye to their operations in many instances for obvious motives, it has been determined. These dens run their websites and operate from shops, malls and accommodations, engaging foreigners and presenting services that come relying on how deep their clients’ wallet are, a couple of enquiries made to their representatives in Delhi-NCR revealed.
One simply has to Google “24×7 spa offerings” and a listing of such massage parlours with landline and mobile numbers is displayed on the display.
Calls are typically attended by means of lady receptionists, who ultimately mention intercourse services. They also point out hourly charges and details of ladies, together with foreign nationals.
Many facilities are wooing customers on-line with the aid of advertising on Facebook with code words for “extra” services, Mail Today has observed. In Delhi, maximum such massage parlours had been observed operating from Connaught Place and South Delhi regions consisting of Lajpat Nagar, Hauz Khas, Munirka and Malviya Nagar.
Many of these seedy centers Mail Today spoke to claimed that the monthly bribe to enforcement authorities ranges from Rs 10,000 to Rs 50,000, depending upon places and footfalls. “Also, they charge more while a special force is run against us,” stated a person who claimed to be paying Rs 20,000 a month for his West Delhi centre’s clean operations.
These massage parlours claim to have a nexus with human traffickers who supply women, each “permanent and visitors”. “Depending at the call for of clients, girls are organized. Mainly, customers select minors and foreigners,” he stated.
DCW TALKS TOUGH
Swati Maliwal, Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), stated she has written several letters to the Delhi Police, seeking movement in opposition to such rackets, but not anything has happened. “The big query is, how those rub down parlours are being run in every location of NCR,” stated Maliwal. On May 20, DCW busted a intercourse racket working from a mall in Delhi’s Rohini. Officials observed 11 girls running there.
Delhi Police Spokesperson Madhur Verma said that vigilance and internal probes are conducted when there are court cases against cops for allowing intercourse rackets after taking bribes. “We behavior raids on these rubdown parlours while there are lawsuits,” he said. Senior Noida Police authentic Vineet Jaiswal stated Sunday’s raids were performed at the directions of SSP Vaibhav Krishna as he has determined to “clean up” the place. Krishna informed Mail Today that he ordered the raids based on secret data approximately unlawful activities being done from these centres.
The police in Gurugram additionally made comparable claims. “Beat law enforcement officials were asked to be vigilant. Mostly, we conduct raids once we get hold of specific inputs from our group of workers, informers or customers,” stated an ACP.
In April, the Gurugram Police sent decoy customers and arrested girls, aged 20-25, from a rub down parlour in DLF Phase-1 for being involved in a sex racket. Similarly, in January, 5 girls and the manager of a rubdown parlour operating out of mall in Gurugram were arrested for going for walks a intercourse racket.
“Working in a rub down parlour is more secure than running in a brothel or visiting random places,” stated one of the ladies, out on bail.