THE IMMORAL TRAFFIC (PREVENTION) ACT, 1956
Definitions.—In this Act.
(a) “brothel“ includes any house, room, conveyance or place, or any portion of any house, room, conveyance or place, which is used for purposes of sexual exploitation or abuse for the gain of another person or for the mutual gain of two or more prostitute.
(j) “Trafficking police officer“ means a police officer appointed by the Central Government under subsection (4) of Section 13.
3. Punishment for keeping a brothel or allowing premises to be used as a brothel.— (1) Any person who keeps or manages, or acts or assists in the keeping or management of, a brothel shall be punishable on first conviction with rigorous imprisonment for a term of not less than two years and which may extend to three years and also with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees and in the event of a second or subsequent conviction, with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than three years and which may extend to seven years and shall also be liable to fine which may extend to two lakh rupees
(2) a any person who,—
(a) being the tenant, lessee, occupier or person in charge of any premises, uses, or knowingly allows any other person to use, such premises or any part thereof as a brothel, or
(b) being the owner, lessor or landlord of any premises or the agent of such owner, lessor or landlord, lets the same or any part thereof with the knowledge that the same or any part thereof is intended to be used as a brothel, or is wilfully a party to the use of such premises or any part thereof as a brothel, shall be punishable on first conviction with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and with fine which fine which may extend to two thousand rupees and in the event of a second or subsequent conviction, with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and also with fine.
WHY I SHARED THIS LAW POSITION WITH YOU ALL-----POINT I WISH TO MAKE
1.GB ROADS are places where women/young girls are tortured—CAN ANYONE DENY---NO
2. IS THERE NO LAW------NO---------Law is in place and clear --- any knowingly allows any other person to use such premises as brothel –imprisonment two years
3. How many of the owners are accused, tried and punished under this section 2 of this Act till date.
4. Has Govt appointed trafficking police officer in these area-----if YES---- then what are they doing?
5. IF THE LAW IS IMPLIMENTED CAN AREAS LIKE GB ROAD EXIST---NO
6.ORGANISATIONS AS HUGE AS CRY COLLECT MONEY FROM PUBLIC FOR THESE GIRLS TO REHABILITATE THEM ------------WILL THAT MONEY BE REQUIRED IF THERE ARE NO SUCH AREAS.
7.DO WE NEED MONEY TO CLOSE THESE AREAS-------NO
THEN WHY DONT EVERYONE ASK GOVT (WHO EVER IS IN POWER) TO IMPLIMENT THIS LAW
SCRAP THIS LAW AND MAKE PROSTITUTIONS LEGAL SO THAT THESE POOR GIRLS AT LEAST HAVE SOME SECURITY IN LIFE AND HAVE LEGAL RIGHTS.
NOW YOU ALL KNOW THE LEGAL POSITION------------------ITS TIME FOR YOU AND NGO’S LIKE CRY TO START THINKING AND ACT --------------HOW?
1. FILE FIR AGAINST THESE OWNERS!
2. STOP FUNDING AND DONATING TO BIG NGO’S LIKE CRY FOR REHBILITATING THESE GIRLS BECAUSE THIS KEEPS THE MONEY IN CIRCULATION FOR WRONG PURPOSES.INFACT CRY NOG SEND YOUNG GIRLS DOOR TO DOOR TO COLLECT MONEY FOR THE NGO EXPOSING THESE GIRLS TO DANGER OF BEING RAPED.