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Flesh trade racket: Chandigarh Police seek staff details from spa centres

On March 28, following raids at Pyramid Spa Centre and Golden Leaf Spa in Sector 8, police had arrested the former’s owner, apart from three others, and rescued 18 girls, including 11 from Thailand and seven from north-eastern states

Senior police officers held a meeting with around 40 spa owners on Wednesday and gave them strict warnings against prostitution. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 01:59 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Another flesh trade racket busted in Zirakpur, 2 booked

Zirakpur SHO inspector Simarpreet Singh Shergill said the police raided two spas on VIP Road, Zirakpur, following a tip-off about prostitution being operated in the guise of spa centres

A case under Sections 3, 4, 5 of the Immoral Trafficking Act, 1956, has been registered by the Zirakpur police. (iStoxk)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 04:21 AM IST
By, Mohali

Rahul blasts BJP over Uttarakhand teen’s murder: ‘They view women as objects’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the only reason the teenager lost her life is because she refused to “become a prostitute”.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaks at a Bharat Jodo Yatra event in Kerala, on Tuesday. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Published on Sep 27, 2022 09:44 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Issue voter IDs, ration cards to sex workers: Top court to govts

Court says it’s duty of the state to provide basic amenities to the citizens irrespective of vocation

The bench, which included justices BR Gavai and BV Nagarathna, said the identity cards have to be given to sex workers from the list maintained by the National AIDS Control Organisation.(HT File)
Updated on Dec 15, 2021 03:58 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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