Mother pushes 16-year-old daughter into prostitution to settle beau’s debts, held

Pune: In a shocking incident, the mother pushed 16-year-old daughter into prostitution to settle her beau’s debts.

According to the report published in India Today, the girl said that she was forced to have physical relations with customers at a spa.

As per girl’s statement, her mother who has separated from her father three years ago shifted to Nashik along with her. In Nashik, the accused started living with her alleged beau.

After a few months, the minor girl was made to work as a receptionist at a spa. Her salary was Rs. 10000 per month.

However, after a period of time, her mother ordered her to massage male customers. Later, she was forced to have physical relations with them. She used to get Rs. 5000 per customer, the girl added.

Unable to bear the misbehavior of customers, the girl stopped going to the spa. As her mother was using her earnings to settle beau’s debts, she forced the minor girl to continue working in the spa.

Later, after the police raid, the accused shifted to Pune. In a new city, she wanted her daughter to work as an escort.

Finally, with the help of her friend, the girl contacted Lakshya Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and narrated everything to the activists.

NGO activists took the girl to Shastri Nagar Police Station. Police registered a case and arrested the accused and her beau.

After the arrest of the accused, girl reunited with her father and grandmother, India Today reported.