Honey trap case: Mumbai bizman Rajendra Thakkar arrested for rape, assistance in human trafficking

Today Prime accused in Indore Honey Trap Case, the main accomplice of Businessman Jeetu Soni (publisher of evening newspapers Sanjha Lokswami) and mastermind  business man from Marve Road Malad Rajendra Thakkar was arrested by Crime Branch, Madhya Pradesh. He was picked up at night from his Malad Residence.

He use to run the racket from his office at SEJ Plaza, Marve Road. Both Rajendra Thakkar and Jeetu Soni have been booked under various sections amounting to:

Human trafficking, Rape , Unnatural sex, Wrongful confinement & prostitution racket, Voluntary causing hurt, Criminal intimidation & collusion, Money laundering, Recording and publishing illegal videos, Extortion, Prostitution racket, Circulating porn videos of Politicians, Government officials with women & blackmailing them.

The Indore Police has registered a rape case against two persons including Rajendra Thakkar, a Mumbai businessman and Jeetu Soni, the publisher of an Indore eveninger – Sanjha Lokswami. This is the first rape case registered against Soni and takes the total number of cases registered against him to 44, police said.

The Indore Police has registered a rape case against two persons including Rajendra Thakkar, a Mumbai businessman and Jeetu Soni, the publisher of an Indore eveninger – Sanjha Lokswami.
According to sources, the businessman identified as Rajender Thakkar was arrested from the Malad area late Sunday night and is likely to be brought to Indore on Monday.

This is the first rape case that has been registered against Soni and takes the total number of cases registered against him to 44, police said.

Police said a Mumbai resident has lodged a complaint alleging she was trapped into coming to Indore by businessman Rajender Thakkar and taken to Jeetu Soni’s hotel ‘My Home’ about three years back and raped by Soni.

The act was filmed by Soni’s bouncer and was used to blackmail the complainant, police said.
Police have also registered a case under section 370 of the Indian Penal Code against Thakkar, a close associate of Soni, for human trafficking.

“Thakkar used to trap girls from the Northeast and West Bengal and along with Soni used them to trap top officials and businessmen after recording their sex videos,” a source in the Indore Police said.

Jeetu Soni is wanted in 44 cases including those of human trafficking, rape, blackmail and possessing illegal arms.
Police have already demolished his five properties including two hotels, a cafĂ©, an illegally constructed house and his office in the press complex area in Indore. 

Portions of an illegally constructed factory belonging to Jeetu Soni’s brother have also been demolished.
Earlier, police had rescued 67 women and kids from Soni’s hotel where they were allegedly illegally confined.

The police action against Soni came after he published transcripts of discreetly recorded phone conversations and videos between a former BJP minister and a retired principal secretary of former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in his newspaper.

In September, the Madhya Pradesh Police had arrested five women and one man from Indore and Bhopal for allegedly honey trapping top bureaucrats and politicians.

Courtesy India Today

Rajendra Thakkar

POSTED IN PUBLIC INTEREST BY

Sulaiman Bhimani Legal Consultant 

Expert in RERA & Co-operative Scty Matters  

Human and Civil Rights ActivistPresident Citizens Justice Forum 9323642081 sulaimanbhimani11@gmail.com

bhimanisulaiman
  • bhimanisulaiman
  • I am the President and Founder of NGO called the Citizens Justice Forum (Reg No. E-28689 Mumbai)
    Our NGO is primarily functioning to address, resolve and put to rest the grievances of masses at large particularly those sections of society who are underprivileged, ignorant and unaware about their legal rights given to them by the Indian Constitution and are being exploited legal system. In short, we aim to assist those who seek justice, achieve their rights given to them by law. Once such issue is brought to our notice by aggrieved citizens, we after a thorough study of the issue we represent the suppressed, aggrieved and neglected citizens. By taking up their issues with higher authorities and put the issues in Public domain through social media posting on blogs, tweet them or publish in Main Media as the case may be.
    Keeping in mind at all times the benefit and up-liftment of the aggrieved citizens, the gross injustice done to the citizen of India who ought to be protected by the hands of law and hence we take this initiative to address their issues.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

We recommend that you subscribe to comments in the event of replies. This is not likely to result in a lot of emails and you always have the option to unsubscribe.