A 24-year-old model was arrested on Sunday for allegedly running a prostitution racket in Versova of western Mumbai under the guise of a production house and two girls were rescued, police said. The model was held after police conducted the raid on the premises. The model has been booked under section 373 (buying minors for purposes of prostitution) of IPC and under various provisions of the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act (PITA). According to the police, the model used to contact struggling models who are interested in working in film industry and then used to put them in touch with customers and earn a cut for herself. Police also recovered a diary from the arrested accused containing several photographs of struggling models.
Uttar Pradesh: 10-year-old boy injured after girl forces him to have sex
In a bizarre case reported from a Kanpur village, a 10-year-old boy was hospitalised after a minor girl tried to force him into having sex with her. The incident took place in Kulhauli village of Bidhnu area when the 16-year-old girl sweet-talked the boy from her neighborhood into his house and tried to have sex with him. In the attempt, the boy sustained serious injuries in his private parts and started to bleed. While the boy is undergoing treatment at the Hallet hospital in Kanpur, police said they were at their wits end to come to terms with the incident and decide under which sections of the IPC lodge a case. Both the victim and the aggressor are minors, in this case and as a result lodging complaint has becoming difficult, SSP Kanpur Shalabh Mathur confirmed. Legal experts said a case can be lodged under the section 8 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
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