Three arrested for running sex racket

Jajpur (Odisha): Barely a week after arrest of six people in a sex racket in Odisha`s Jajpur, three persons were nabbed on Tuesday for allegedly running flesh trade in the district, police said.

The three arrested from a residential colony in Jaraka bazar under Dharmasala area hailed from Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur and Cuttack districts, they said adding a couple had also been detained and questioned.

"We have arrested three persons and detained a couple in this connection, while two persons managed to flee from the spot during the raid. Efforts are on to nab them," said Suvendu Kumar Sinha, inspector-in-charge of Dharmasala police station.

Police had busted a sex racket and arrested six persons, including three students from a house at Jajpur Road township after conducting raid on Tuesday. It is the second such incident within a span of seven days.