Sex racket busted in Balasore; Two arrested

Balasore: Police arrested two persons and detained two women in Nahanjara village under Singala police limits in Balasore on charges of running a prostitution racket.

According to reports, one Manoranjan Pradhan was allegedly carrying out the illegal flesh trade from his house in the village since long.

Villagers alleged that Manoranjan was also involved in illegal liquor trade.

“Acting on a tip-off, several villager gheraoed and raided the house of Manoranjan last night. Later they informed police who subsequently detained four persons including Manoranjan from the spot,” said Pradeep, a local resident.

Basing on complaints filed by the villagers, police later arrested two persons and detained two women.

“We are carrying out further investigation in connection with the incident,” said IIC of Singala police station, Bimal Kumar Nayak.