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. Except for used and unused condoms, cash and beer 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 parlors in Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad, and Faridabad are running prostitution rackets. The enforcement government has turned a blind eye to their operations in many instances, 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’ wallets are, a couple of inquiries made to their representatives in Delhi-NCR revealed.
One has to Google “24×7 spa offerings,” A listing of such massage parlors with landline and mobile numbers is displayed on display.
Calls are typically attended employing 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 online with the aid of advertising on Facebook with code words for “extra” services, Mail Today has observed. In Delhi, maximum such massage parlors 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 center’s clean operations.
These massage parlors claim to have a nexus with human traffickers who supply women, each “permanent and visitors.” “Depending on 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 had written several letters to the Delhi Police, seeking movement in opposition to such rackets, but nothing has happened. “The big query is, how those rub-down parlors 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 court cases against cops allow intercourse rackets after taking bribes. “We behavior raids on these rubdown parlors while there are lawsuits,” he said. Senior Noida Police authentic Vineet Jaiswal started 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 on approximately unlawful activities from these centers.
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 parlor in DLF Phase-1 for being involved in a sex racket. Similarly, in January, 5 girls and the manager of a rubdown parlor operating out of a mall in Gurugram were arrested for going for walks on a intercourse racket.
“Working in a rub-down parlor is more secure than running in a brothel or visiting random places,” stated one of the ladies, out on bail.