The police, as per their claim, have busted an online prostitution racket. Two persons are arrested and the police are on the lookout for a woman from Madhya Pradesh, who allegedly ran the racket in the coastal belt of Calangute in Goa. Two pimps were arrested from Porvorim on Thursday and two girls from West Bengal have been rescued. However, the accused woman is still at large.
“We laid a trap to bust the online sex racket. They were operating from Calangute area. We called them with the girls and arrested them on the road linking to the highway in Porvorim,” police inspector Jivba Dalvi told PTI.
Two persons arrested in the raid have been identified – Anil Lal Ravat (Uttar Pradesh) and Sunando Kishor Giri (Odisha).
The two girls rescued have been sent to the Protection Home at Merces.
The police inspector informed that the entire racket was being run through a website. This is the sixth prostitution case booked by the police here in the last six months.