Delhi Police arrest four for running sex racket, 4 cops sent to district lines


Senior officials of the Delhi Police on Monday sent four police officers to district lines after a case of ‘sex racket’ in their area came to the fore.
The police have also arrested four persons, for allegedly running a sex racket in the Laxmi Nagar area. According to Deputy Commissioner of Police East Amrutha Guguloth, “a 17-year-old-girl registered a complaint at Laxmi Nagar Police Station against Atul, Vinay, Sahil, Saniya, Imtiyaz, and Nitesh for allegedly forcing her into prostitution, who was in pursuit of a job.”
“About 10 months ago, the complainant met with Saniya and developed a friendship with her. Saniya told her that she provides jobs to girls. Later, about a month and a half ago, Saniya called her at a flat in Vijay Block, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi, and introduced her to another accused person, namely, Atul, Sahil, Nitesh, and Vinay,” as per the police police.
“The accused persons allegedly forced her into prostitution and earned money in exchange of that.
Accordingly, a case under several sections of the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered.
“On the basis of information and details given by the complainant, four persons Vinay, Atul, Sahil and Nitesh have been arrested, while Imtiaz, Saniya and one girl are absconding,” DCP East added.
According to police, in a response to the incident, four cops have been sent to the district in connection with the case.