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Seven arrested for prostitution
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, MAY 27(NPN):
Published on 28 May. 2010 12:10 AM IST
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Women cell personnel arrested seven girls for prostitution from New Market Area, Thursday at around 11.30 am.
According to sources, the seven girls who were from neighboring towns of Assam such as Numaligarh, Naogoan, Jorhat etc. were apprehended from Hotel August and Hotel Sunflower after some information was received from some reliable sources.
Three male persons reportedly working as waiters and managers were also arrested by the police.
One of the arrested girls also bit a women personnel while trying to flee from the spot. Police sources disclosed that many of them were habitual offenders and were released on bail the very next day when forwarded to the courts.
Without pointing a finger at the NGOs, police admitted that at times due to the support given by the NGOs to stop the HIV and AIDS menace, many of the girls often take undue advantage of the situation.

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