Bhubaneswar: Police on Wednesday unearthed a sex racket running from an apartment in Laxmi Sagar area of the State Capital city and took four people into custody.
Acting on a tip-off late on Tuesday night, a team of police raided the apartment in Laxmi Sagar area and caught two girls one of whom, is a resident of Puri and believed to be the kingpin of the flesh trade. The other girl is reportedly a local of Kendrapara. Two other youths identified as customers from Ganjam district have also been detained from the apartment.
Police team has reportedly seized a lot of objectionable items from the flat and has launched an investigation to elicit more details. A case has also been registered in this connection, said police sources.
Police said the flat is owned by the mother of the girl who hails from Puri. IIC of Laxmi Sagar Police Station said that they had kept a close watch on the apartment for about a week after taking cognizance of the allegations of some immoral activities levelled by local residents and thereafter planned a raid on the location.