A prostitution racket was busted in Baramulla district on Wednesday, police claimed.
In a statement to CNI, Police said that “Baramulla Police received an information through reliable sources to the effect that some persons are involved in immoral Activities in one rented house near Bus Stand Baramulla.”
“Acting upon the information Police Party led by Inspr Vilayat Hussain, SHO PS Baramulla under the supervision of Sh. Altaf Ahmad-JKPS, DySP Hqrs Baramulla busted the prostitution racket,” it reads.
It further reads as, “the racket was run by Lateef Ahmad Chechi S/O Mohammad Younis Chechi R/O Malangam Bandipora (Tenant), Altaf Ahmad Dar S/O Ghulam Ahmad Dar R/O Kralhar Baramulla, Khurshid Ahmad Chechi S/O Abdul Rashid Chechi R/O Malangam Bandipora, Manzoor Ahmad Khan S/O Saifuddin Khan R/O Qazi Hamam Baramulla and two female sex workers (name withheld) we’re detained.”
In this regard an FIR No.136/2023 under sections 3,4,8 of Illicit Trafficking Prevention Act has been registered at Police Station Baramulla.