Prostitution at a house in Bantwal Raided

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Bantwal: Police officials from Bantwal town raided a house involved in a prostitution racket at the centre of BC Road here. The operation was carried by Sub Inspector Avinash. Four accused in the racket have been detained and five young women were rescued. SI Avinash conducted the raid after receiving a confirmed tip-off that a […]

CCB Police arrest 3 pimps for involving prostitution

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Mangaluru : CCB Police busted a prostitution racket being carried out from at Bejai Kapikad in the city and arrested four persons for their alleged involvement in the flesh trade. The arrested have been identified as Nasir (26) from Uppinangady, Chandrashekhar (36) from Bantwal, Ashok (24) of Mannagudda and Abdul Razak, the lodge owner. Another […]

Coastal area innocent girls cheated, pushed into prostitution

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
Ut khader

Bengaluru : Urban Development Minister U T Khader sought to clarify that ‘love jihad’ had not taken place in the state. During a heated debate on  ‘love jihad’ the issue of  in the Legislative Council on Wednesday, the members of Opposition BJP demanded a reply from Parameshwara. The state government on Wednesday said that not a […]

Prostitution racket in city lodge: Two arrested

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Mangaluru: Acting on a tip off, the CCB police arrested two people on Monday for allegedly operating a prostitution racket in one of the lodges in the city. The police seized two mobiles, an auto and Rs 12,500 cash from the accused. It is said that the racket was being operated from a lodge located […]

Police nabbed three for running prostitution in massage parlour

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Mangaluru: Three men are taken into custody by Bunder police for running prostitution in the name massage parlour, on Thursday. The arrested persons are identified as Ashraf (30), Suresh (31) and Keshav (31). The raid was conducted by Bunder Police Inspector Shantharam Kundar and his team. Acting on reliable information police raided the Sanjeevini Ayurvedic […]

Man arrested for selling wife for Rs. 30,000

Friday, June 26th, 2015
selling Woman

Bengaluru : The Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths arrested a 35-year-old for selling his wife for Rs. 30,000 to a man who forced her into prostitution. The incident came to light when the officials of Women and Narcotics wing of CCB, raided a prostitution den being operated from a rented house in Subramanyapura on Thursday. […]

Women panel chief against legalising prostitution

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Dharwad :Karnataka State Women’s Commission Chairperson Manjula Manasa has opposed the government’s proposed move to legalise prostitution in the State. Replying to a query at a press conference here on Monday, Manasa said that any move to legalise prostitution for any reason would have multiple adverse impact on society. “It would lead to further degradation […]

Panel to look into legalising prostitution: Umashree

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Bangalore : Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Umashree, on Sunday said that a committee would be set up to look into the possibility of legalising prostitution. She was speaking in the City after releasing the book ‘Buddhanillada Amrapaali,’ authored by Dr Leela Sampige. “The committee will comprise of experts. They will give […]

Actresses caught in prostitution

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

New Delhi: The high profile arrest of the national award winning actress Shweta Basu Prasad, 23, from a hotel in Banjara Hills in Hyderabad, caught in a compromising position with a businessman from Mumbai, has set off a fierce debate in India after the actress released a statement that she turned to prostitution of her […]

Lodge misused for Prostitution: Seven persons arrested in city

Saturday, May 21st, 2011
Lodge misused for Prostitution

Mangalore: Six persons were taken into custody by Bunder police today from Samruddhi Lodge on Maidan Third cross, used as a human trafficking centre by manager Ashraf and assistant Ravi Sirsi (a room boy) along with lodging cleaner Rajesh. A girl from Andhra, Mamata (ji) (26), was caught red-handed along with her customers, Harish Bangalore, […]