STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
New Delhi, 4 September
The Delhi Police have arrested a 35-year-old woman for her alleged involvement in selling a 17-year-old girl for flesh trade at GB Road area in Central Delhi after trafficking her in Delhi.
According to police, the accused woman was identified as Noori, a resident of Bangalore in Karnataka.
"Noori’s name cropped up after a minor girl, who was rescued along with three women by the police with the assistance from an NGO, revealed her name. They were rescued by form from the brothel number 41 on 30 August," said the police.
"The accused had purchased the minor from a person in lieu of Rs 1 lakh cash. She landed in police net late on last Tuesday evening from central Delhi’s GB Road area, following a tip-off from a reliable informer" said the police.
Police said that initially, Noori worked as a prostitute for several years in the Capital but later, she began to run a prostitution racket in Delhi’s GB Road red light area. She was in the trafficking business for the last eight years.
She used to traffic minor innocent girls in the Capital after buying them from unknown traders in different places throughout the country then would sell them further at GB Road, where the victims were forced to serve prostitution.
Police said that every time, the victims were trafficked her in the Capital on the pretext of providing them job after drawing a rosy picture about some fictitious opportunities lying vacant in the walled city. On 30 August, the minor who was rescued, belonged to Solapur in Maharashtra.