Siliguri, 23rd December: The cops of Women Police Station busted illicit business of prostitution that had been running in the city. The said business would operate by offering pictures of girls first on the mobile as per the demand of the clients and customers, after which the girls would be delivered to the said place if liked. The police of Siliguri Women’s Police Station arrested three members including the woman of the said online sex racket. The arrested have been identified as Chanda Saha alias Jaya (23), Mizanur Islam alias Bau (27), and Samrat Sarkar alias Vikram (24).
Reportedly, Akhilesh Kumar, a resident of Bihar, had prepared an online app to run the prostitution business. He first started operating the business in Bihar. After this, he included Chanda Saha alias Jaya in his plan and made her his partner to operate the racket in Siliguri. With the help of Chanda, he used to send photos of girls to customers illegally through online apps in Siliguri. After this, the girl liked by the customer would be sent to the address sent by the clients.
Meanwhile, the Women’s Police Station of Siliguri Metropolitan Police started investigating the matter as soon as they came to know about the said online sex racket. Thereafter, the police of the Women Police Station arrested Chanda first from the area under Pradhan Nagar Police Station and Mizanur and Samrat from the area under Bhakti Nagar Police Station. All three accused have been presented in the Siliguri court today after registering a case under the IT Act. The police have also demanded to keep the three accused on remand to further investigate the matter.
According to the sources, the police received a tip-off that Chanda Saha is the mastermind behind the illicit operation in Siliguri and was assisted by Mizanur Islam and Samrat Sarkar. Mizanur Islam and Samrat Sarkar used to take the girls to the customer. While Samrat kept track of the money in the entire network.
On this subject, ACP Shubhendra Kumar said that the team of the Women Police Station has got great success in exposing the online sex racket gang. Three people from the said gang have been arrested. At the same time, action has been initiated to arrest the kingpin of the gang. The women’s police station is probing the entire matter.