Pune: Couple arrested for forcing minor girl in prostitution

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Mrunal Jadhav

Pune, 6 July 2020: A minor girl from Buldhana was kidnapped and lured into prostitution under the pretext of a well-paying job in a mall. Hadapsar police station, Pune city police, have arrested a couple from Buldhana in this case.

The arrested have been identified as Dilip Sakharam Pawar and his wife, both residents of Pokhari in Buldhana district. A case has been registered in Buldhana Rural police station for kidnapping the minor girl.

According to police, the victim is a relative of this Pawar couple, and to earn money they forced the girl into prostitution. The accused woman was working as a security guard in a reputed mall of the city. And her husband was working at a construction site. Both are originally from Buldhana District. They lured the victim’s family to give her a good job in Pune and brought her.

The girl’s family have complained to the Buldhana Rural Police station and the Pune police station was informed of this case. A team comprising Assistant Police Inspector Sanjay Chavan, Nitin Mundhe and Pratap Gaikwad caught the accused persons and on interrogation, the couple confessed to the crime.

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