Skip to comments.Indian Man Allegedly Married, Sold 60 Wives
Posted on 11/27/2010 10:44:08 AM PST by nickcarraway
Indian police said Friday they had arrested a man suspected of duping 60 women into marrying him before later selling them into prostitution.
The 27-year-old suspect was arrested in a tea-growing district of the eastern state of West Bengal where he apparently charmed his victims over a five-year period by posing as a well-paid soldier in the Indian military.
"He used to pose as an army man who had come home on holiday and wanted to get married before returning to work," district police chief Debendra Prasad Singh said. "He used to change bases frequently to lure girls from poor families in tea gardens and villages."
Singh claimed the man, named as Vikky Biswarkarma, had married at least 60 girls and then sold them to brothels in Mumbai and Pune, cities in the western state of Maharastra, for 70,000-100,000 rupees ($1,500-$2,000).
Nine of his alleged victims have since been traced.
He was charged with several offenses, including human trafficking, Singh said.
The police were tipped off about Biswarkarma's alleged crimes by a non-government organization in Darjeeling, a mountainous popular summer resort known for its idyllic tea plantations.
But all cultures are equally good, right?
Well, they do have 500 million men in India, and he was arrested and taken to jail.
“But all cultures are equally good, right?”
I understand your point, but any man that can make a profit selling used wives has got something going going for him!
Nothing new here.
why not 61?
This one has a few years on 'er, but low-mileage, only used after Sunday services. Check out the chassis.
Not sure how this is a cultural thing rather than a criminal one (he is being charged, after all). If you have examples of this happening as a matter of course throughout Indian society and being accepted as a norm, I would love to hear about it. :-)
Probably the same guy who answers the phone whenever you ask for technical assistance on anything.
>>This one has a few years on ‘er, but low-mileage, only used after Sunday services.<<
I’ll bet she’s a good ride.
You’re supposed to do your sinning on Saturday night then go to church on Sunday and beg forgiveness.
Singh claimed the man, named as Vikky Biswarkarma, had married at least 60 girls and then sold them to brothels in Mumbai and Pune, cities in the western state of Maharastra, for 70,000-100,000 rupees ($1,500-$2,000). Nine of his alleged victims have since been traced.Vikky? Pune?
Why am I am I not surprised to find you here...