Aurangabad, Oct 17:
The police busted a high profile online sex racket being run at the Satara area was busted on Saturday evening. The police rescued a girl brought from Bagpat city in Uttar Pradesh (UP) during the operation. The kingpin of the racket, two agents and the agent came with the girl from UP were arrested. The arrested have been identified as Tushar Rajendra Rajput (Pundliknagar), Pravin Balaji Kurkute (40, Beed By-pass), Ritesh Prakash Shetty (26, Beed By-pass area), and Kailas Ramdev Paswan (26, Jharkhand). However, one accused managed to escape from the scene during the raid.
According to the details, CP, Dr Nikhil Gupta received information that Tushar Rajput and Praveen Kurkute are running flesh trade in a rented flat at the Satara area. Accordingly, the police kept a watch, and the police received information that the accused brought a girl from Delhi to the city by plane. In the evening, PI, Anil Gaikwad, Rahul Rode, PSI Varsharani Aajale, and others sent a fake customer to the flat. He paid Rs 4,000 and was sent in a room where the girl came by plane was present. The fake customer informed the police, and the raid was conducted on the flat.
Tushar Rajput is a hardcore criminal on the police record and was arrested on several occasions while running brothels. However, he used to involve in the flesh trade activities once he came out of jail. He chatted with the girls from other states and even countries, the police said.