Sex racket: Court dismisses bail plea of 62-year-old man
New Delhi:- A Delhi court today dismissed the bail plea of a 62-year-old man, arrested for allegedly running a high-profile sex racket here and trafficking of women from Central Asian countries, saying the allegations against him were serious.
Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Jain rejected the bail plea of Pritindra Nath Sanyal after the police opposed the application saying investigation in the case was going on.
“The other accused in the case are absconding and NBW has also been obtained against co-accused Colonel Ajay Ahlawat. In view of the facts and circumstances, the offence committed is serious in nature and the case is at a preliminary stage,” the judge said while dismissing the bail plea.
The court also said the accused has not given any satisfactory explanation to his conversations and messages posing as Members of Parliament and bureaucrats and noted that there are details which show that there are other girls who were also procured, arranged and sent to his friends in India and abroad.
A case was registered against Sanyal at Safdarjung Enclave Police Station on July 20.
According to the police, Sanyal was arrested after documents indicating his involvement in the illegal activity were found during raids at his residences by Income Tax authorities.
During investigation, it was found that Sanyal had sent messages to government servants and other senior functionaries posing as MPs and top bureaucrats for getting favours in certain business deals, the cops had said.
Police have also recovered photographs and other material showing Sanyal’s alleged accomplice retired Colonel Ajay Ahlawat with two Indian cricketers and investigation is going on.