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Police submit report on massage parlors sex rackets to Govt

Goa Police authorities have compiled a detailed report of action taken by them against the sex rackets unearthed in some of the massage parlors in the state; and it has submitted it to the licensing authorities including the Directorate of Health Services for action to decide whether the parlors acting as brothels will face penal action including closure.

Speaking to GoaChronicle.com, SP (Crime Branch), Dr O P Mishra stated that 27 cases related to prostitution have been detected by the Goa Police and its units so far. The department has identified and listed 100-odd massage parlors operating at various places some of which include the raided premises. Police have also listed parlors which are operating without license, employing foreign girls on tourist visas and violating the norms set by local authorities.

“Physical verification of all massage parlors has been made by the local police stations in their respective jurisdictions,” Mishra said. He also added that a plan has been proposed to stop rampant prostitution happening in the guise of massage parlors located in the coastal belt.

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