Flesh trade racket busted in Jalandhar, 6 arrested

Jalandhar: Police on Sunday claimed to have busted a flesh trade racket with the arrest of six persons, including three Army personnel, from Urban state area here.

On a tip-off, a special police party raided a MIG flat in Urban state area and arrested six persons including three army personnel Ashwani, Shyama Prasad and Surjeet Singh.

Out of the three women arrested by the police, one woman runs a flesh trade racket, assistant police commissioner Sarabjit Singh said.

All six accused have been booked under Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Act.

Defence spokesman Naresh Vig said if found guilty the required action will be taken against the three army personnel.