Commercial Sex Workers' Case Studies

Topics: Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, Mumbai Pages: 3 (912 words) Published: February 20, 2014
Definition: A commercial sex worker is an individual who exchanges sex for money or other valuable goods, such as drugs. Scientists prefer to use this term, rather than the more derogatory terms below, because it is descriptive rather than judgmental, and not associated with as much negative cultural baggage. Also Known As: prostitute, whore.

'Serial killers confess to have killed sex worker in Mumbai'

The accused serial killers, arrested by Goa police, have allegedly confessed to killing a commercial sex worker of Meera Road area in Mumbai, police said today.

Chandrakant Talwar and Syron Rodrigues, the two accused arrested in the serial killings, have alleged confessed before the state police that they had strangulated one Priti, working as a commercial sex worker and threw her body into bushes in Manikpur police station in Thane district.

With the confession, the number of murders committed by the gang goes up to six, all women, police said.

Deputy Inspector General Ravindra Yadav told reporters that although the accused have confessed to killing the woman, the facts will be verified with the respective police station.

The girl was killed sometime around last week of September and first week of October, Yadav said.

Talwar and Rodrigues along with their two accomplices Grishma Talwar and a 16-year-old girl were arrested by Goa police for the series of murder cases.

The gang has confessed to killing four women in Goa whose bodies were found between October 12 and October 13 and also a woman at Virar in Mumbai whose highly decomposed body was recovered from the roadside bushes.

Yadav said that the duo has stated that Priti, who met them at Nallasopara was knowing Talwar and was given a lift in the car to Mumbai.

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