Delhi Police conducts raids at GB Road brothels

New Delhi: Delhi Police conducted raids at brothels in GB Road here. This came after the Crime Branch arrested a couple and six others for running the biggest trafficking and prostitution racket in the area last week, the district police conducted raids at various brothels last evening, police sources said.

Delhi Police Crime Branch had slapped the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against those who were arrested, the first such case in GB Road.

It was revealed that the girls who were pushed into prostitution were kept in bad state.

They were starved, locked in while their family members kept searching for them, Ravindra Yadav, joint commissioner of police (Crime), had said.

Currently the Crime Branch is making efforts to find places apart from GB Road from where the racket was being operated from, said a senior police officer.

In this regard, they recovered a car, three licenced weapons that were used to threaten girls.

The police also found a hostel in Okhla from where the racket was being run, added the officer.