The Delhi Police submitted before a court that self-styled Godman Shiv Murat Dwivedi was running a huge network of flesh trade involving more than a hundred brokers and thousand prostitutes across the country.
Appearing before Special Judge S. K. Sarwaria, the investigating agency pleaded for extension of his custodial interrogation to unearth the vast network.
“We have to unearth the whole network in which more than hundred brokers and thousand prostitutes are involved. He has also amassed huge property in Mumbai, Noida, Kolkata, Varanasi and Gowardhan,” the police contended, also placing eight diaries and five CDs seized by it before the court.
It further contended that the dairy contains information pertaining to money transactions, contact details of more than three thousand persons which has been written in coded language.
The court after hearing the police’s contention accepted its plea and extended Dwivedi’s custodial remand for four more days.
Dwivedi, is accused in four cases under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and one case of robbery. He was arrested on March 9 under the provisions of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).
Dwivedi is alleged to have earned crores of rupees through the sex racket.