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The Social Security Branch (SSB) of the Nagpur Police, on Thursday, busted a sex racket, which was being operated from Smile Salon in Lakadganj, Nagpur.
Cops arrested the owner of the salon and rescued a young girl, who was trapped in the illegal sex racket.
As per reports, the SSB had received information regarding a sex racket being operated from Smile Salon. Acting on a tip-off, the officers sent of their own to the salon disguised as a customer.
After the disguised cop fixed a deal with the salon owner, she provided him with a girl for sex. At that very moment, the decoy signalled cops waiting outside the salon.
A team of cops lead by PI Sharad Kadam arrested Sapna Meshram (owner of the salon) for running a sex racket behind the face of a salon.
The 32-year-old accused is a resident of Bhim Chowk, Jaripatka, Nagpur. According to the officials, the accused had taken rented a room, in which, she was running Smile Unisex Salon.
Behind the face of the salon, she was operating a sex racket, in which, she was forcefully pushing young and poor girls to sell their bodies.
The accused was booked under Sections 3,4,5 and 7 of the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act. As of now, Meshram is in police custody and further investigation is in progress.