600 Indian women trafficked as prostitutes to Bahrain

A massive human trafficking case came to limelight when a 24-year-old woman’s family paid money to rescue their daughter who was trafficked to Bahrain as a prostitute

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A few days ago, Mumbai Police’s anti-extortion cell busted a group who were planning to traffic women to Bahrain as prostitutes by making an arrest of three people. 

During an interrogation, the trio admitted that so far, more than 600 women were trafficked to Bahrain as prostitutes. While investigating, police found out 60 passports of women at the main accused Tinku Raj’s house, who were scheduled to be trafficked. During an interrogation, the trio revealed that they were being helped by an international group of eunuchs.

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A group from Mumbai was recently busted by Mumbai Police's Anti-Extortion Squad for forcing women into prostitution. They recently found out that the group had lured 12 women into prostitution by promising them with high profile job opportunities. Accordingly, they arrested Mohammed Shaikh (56) and Tinku Raj (36), who were the agents and a part of the accused group. After the woman’s family complained about the same, anti-extortion cell arrested accused Mohammed Sheikh (56), Tinku Raj (36) who happen to be Mumbai residents. Recently, the third accused was arrested as well.


Tinku who is a eunuch used to look out for girls in West Bengal, Rajasthan, Orissa, and Nepal who were from the poor financial background. He used to buy these girls for 3-4 lakh for the period of three months, and in these three months, he used to send them to Bahrain as prostitutes. The group used to earn Rs. 15-20 lakhs in the period of three months.

Police found out that girls between the age group of 20-30 were highly educated.

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