Prostitution racket busted, seven held

Ghaziabad: Police today claimed to have busted a prostitution racket with the arrest of seven persons, including three callgirls, in Sahibabad area here.

Following a tip-off, police raided a flat in Sahibabad and arrested the alleged kingpin of the racket, three prostitutes, all in the age group of 20-25 years, and three customers, including a Delhi-based advocate, Assistant Superintendent of Police Amit Verma said.

A Russian girl involved in the racket managed to escape, he added.

Police said the kingpin Raj Kumar had called the three customers and the girls from Delhi in the rented flat.

The racket also used to provide call girls from countries like Russia, they said.