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Man married 60 women and sold them, held
Published on 28 Nov. 2010 11:38 PM IST
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An imposter who posed as an armyman and was suspected to have lured 60 women into marrying him before selling them into prostitution rings has been arrested from Darjeeling district along with a woman.
The 27-year-old man, Vicky Viswakarma, was suspected to have married 60 women and then selling them into the flesh trade in Mumbai and Pune, Darjeeling Superintendent of Police Devendra Pratap Singh said.
Viswakarma was arrested along with a woman accomplice, Singh said.
The woman would approach the victims claiming that Viswakarma was well off and came from a respectable family, after which the marriage would be fixed, he said, adding that the police were tipped off about the man by an NGO.
Nine of his victims have been traced, he said.

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